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Department of Veterans Affairs

Reducing unnecessary radiology and lab investigations

Physicians increasingly practice medicine by ordering too many lab and radiology tests. These investigations are very expensive. An effort should be made to incentivize physicians to spend more time talking with and examining patients rather than simply ordering more tests. Therefore,
1. Physicians should have the option of a 30 minute visit instead of a 20 minute visit if medically appropriate.
2. Physicians should... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Share Clinical Decision Support Online

There is a drive to increase adaptation and usage of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). It has created interest in development of EHRs in both the public and private sector. Interoperability between these systems is less of a priority than health care adoption of the systems.

I've developed a web site at www.soapnote.org as a prototype for my suggestion. What I envision is a forum for clinical providers to collaborate... more »

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