Coverys reports majority of radiology malpractice claims associated with missed interpretation

October 4, 2018 | Incidental Findings

Recent medical claims data released by Coverys reported that 80 percent of radiology malpractice claims are associated with a missed interpretation. Lengthy radiology reports are thought to be a major component of the problem, due to their variability in interpretation. While radiologists are performing their due diligence by recording incidental findings in reports, primary care doctors often overlook these findings due to the sheer volume of information and inconsistent formatting of the reports.

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