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Overutilization and Cost of Advanced Imaging for Long-Bone Cartilaginous Lesions.
Wilson RJ, Zumsteg JW, Hartley KA, Long JH, Mesko NW, Halpern JL, Schwartz HS, Holt GE
(2015) Ann Surg Oncol 22: 3466-73
MeSH Terms: Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Bone Neoplasms, Chondroma, Chondrosarcoma, Diagnosis, Differential, Female, Femur, Fibula, Humans, Humerus, Image-Guided Biopsy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Middle Aged, Radionuclide Imaging, Radius, Sensitivity and Specificity, Tibia, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Unnecessary Procedures, Young Adult
Added January 20, 2015
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Over-testing for heparin induced thrombocytopenia in hospitalized patients.
Chaturvedi S, Kohli R, McCrae K
(2015) J Thromb Thrombolysis 40: 12-6
MeSH Terms: Aged, Anticoagulants, Female, Heparin, Hospitalization, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Platelet Count, Thrombocytopenia, Unnecessary Procedures
Added August 1, 2015
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Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer.
Loeb S, Bjurlin MA, Nicholson J, Tammela TL, Penson DF, Carter HB, Carroll P, Etzioni R
(2014) Eur Urol 65: 1046-55
MeSH Terms: Biomarkers, Tumor, Early Detection of Cancer, False Positive Reactions, Humans, Incidence, Male, Patient Selection, Prostate-Specific Antigen, Prostatic Neoplasms, Unnecessary Procedures
Added March 11, 2014
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The financial impact of health information exchange on emergency department care.
Frisse ME, Johnson KB, Nian H, Davison CL, Gadd CS, Unertl KM, Turri PA, Chen Q
(2012) J Am Med Inform Assoc 19: 328-33
MeSH Terms: Adult, Cost Savings, Electronic Health Records, Emergency Service, Hospital, Female, Health Care Costs, Hospital Costs, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Medical Record Linkage, Models, Econometric, Outcome Assessment, Health Care, Patient Admission, Tennessee, Unnecessary Procedures
Added January 20, 2015
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Long term video/EEG prevents unnecessary vagus nerve stimulator implantation in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.
Arain AM, Song Y, Bangalore-Vittal N, Ali S, Jabeen S, Azar NJ
(2011) Epilepsy Behav 21: 364-6
MeSH Terms: Adolescent, Adult, Diagnosis, Differential, Electroencephalography, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Psychophysiologic Disorders, Seizures, Unnecessary Procedures, Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Added March 10, 2014
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Experimentally derived metastasis gene expression profile predicts recurrence and death in patients with colon cancer.
Smith JJ, Deane NG, Wu F, Merchant NB, Zhang B, Jiang A, Lu P, Johnson JC, Schmidt C, Bailey CE, Eschrich S, Kis C, Levy S, Washington MK, Heslin MJ, Coffey RJ, Yeatman TJ, Shyr Y, Beauchamp RD
(2010) Gastroenterology 138: 958-68
MeSH Terms: Adenocarcinoma, Aged, Animals, Cell Line, Tumor, Chemotherapy, Adjuvant, Colorectal Neoplasms, Disease-Free Survival, Female, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genetic Testing, Humans, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Male, Mice, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Staging, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Patient Selection, Predictive Value of Tests, Proportional Hazards Models, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, Unnecessary Procedures
Added June 14, 2013
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Does positron emission tomography prevent nontherapeutic pulmonary resections for clinical stage IA lung cancer?
Kozower BD, Meyers BF, Reed CE, Jones DR, Decker PA, Putnam JB
(2008) Ann Thorac Surg 85: 1166-9; discussion 1169-70
MeSH Terms: Aged, Biopsy, Needle, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Cohort Studies, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Immunohistochemistry, Lung Neoplasms, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Staging, Pneumonectomy, Positron-Emission Tomography, Predictive Value of Tests, Prospective Studies, Risk Assessment, Sensitivity and Specificity, Survival Analysis, Treatment Outcome, Unnecessary Procedures
Added March 27, 2014
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The impact of peer management on test-ordering behavior.
Neilson EG, Johnson KB, Rosenbloom ST, Dupont WD, Talbert D, Giuse DA, Kaiser A, Miller RA, Resource Utilization Committee
(2004) Ann Intern Med 141: 196-204
MeSH Terms: Clinical Laboratory Techniques, Hospitals, University, Humans, Medical Records Systems, Computerized, Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care, Peer Review, Health Care, Tennessee, Unnecessary Procedures, Utilization Review
Added December 10, 2013
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Is bladder biopsy necessary at three or six months post BCG therapy?
Highshaw RA, Tanaka ST, Evans CP, deVere White RW
(2003) Urol Oncol 21: 207-9
MeSH Terms: Administration, Intravesical, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, BCG Vaccine, Biopsy, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Cystoscopy, Erythema, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Immunotherapy, Active, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Predictive Value of Tests, Unnecessary Procedures, Urinary Bladder, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Added February 19, 2015
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A utilization management intervention to reduce unnecessary testing in the coronary care unit.
Wang TJ, Mort EA, Nordberg P, Chang Y, Cadigan ME, Mylott L, Ananian LV, Thompson BT, Fessler M, Warren W, Wheeler A, Jordan M, Fifer MA
(2002) Arch Intern Med 162: 1885-90
MeSH Terms: Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Ancillary Services, Hospital, Blood Gas Analysis, Boston, Coronary Care Units, Coronary Disease, Diagnostic Tests, Routine, Female, Forms and Records Control, Hospitals, Teaching, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Practice Patterns, Physicians', Program Evaluation, Quality of Health Care, Radiography, Time Factors, Total Quality Management, United States, Unnecessary Procedures, Utilization Review
Added April 15, 2014
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