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Adoption of a Closed-Loop Communication Tool to Establish and Execute a Collaborative Follow-Up Plan

  • May 1, 2019

Researchers, co-supported by CRICO grants, sought to assess radiologists’ adoption of a closed loop communication and tracking system called, Result Alert and Development of Automated Resolution (RADAR). 

The study concluded, “A closed-loop communication system that enables establishing and executing a collaborative follow-up plan for incidental pulmonary nodules can be adopted and improves the quality of radiologists’ follow-up recommendations.”


Citation for the Full-text Article

Hammer MM, Kapoor N, Desai SP, Sivashanker KS, Lacson R, Demers JP, Khorasani R. Adoption of a closed-loop  communication tool to establish and execute a collaborative follow-up plan for incidental
pulmonary nodules
. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2019;212(5): 1077-1081.


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