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Backstop remedies inconsistent follow-up compliance

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Identifying an unexpected, incidental finding – such as a lung nodule – during a radiology exam represents an opportunity to diagnose malignancy at an early, treatable stage. Yet, nationally it is known that 30 percent to 70 percent of recommended follow-up tests for incidental findings are never performed, placing patients at risk for delayed diagnosis. Following ...

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