How are you managing incidentals on screening CT’s?

January 29, 2019 | Cancer Screening

In a recent study, the Cleveland Clinic set out to define the frequency of incidental findings found on low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and determine their clinical and financial downstream effects. They discovered virtually all of the 320 patients involved in the study had at least one abnormality other than a lung nodule described on the radiology report, with 15 percent of patients undergoing further evaluation of an incidental finding.

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Incidental findings on low-dose CT scans for lung cancer screening are common but keeping track of patients for follow up can be a difficult task. The HealthMyne Incidental Findings Module makes it easy by creating an automated framework for tracking and following up on incidental findings. With the HealthMyne solution you can be assured all your patients receive the care that they need.