5/14/2010

Results of a recent study showed that the utilization of advanced imaging tests, including CT and PET, has increased significantly for Medicare cancer patients, and costs linked to these tests are increasing faster than costs for total cancer care. "These findings illustrate the need for broader adoption of evidence-based protocols in cancer care," a MedSolutions official said in a news release. The company said its oncology management program applies evidence-based guidelines from recognized groups in order to promote the appropriate use of advanced diagnostic imaging.

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