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Management control of open-access radiology: is it possible?

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This paper considers management options for limiting general practitioner use of open access radiology - a service for which there is increasing demand which is difficult to meet. In the current climate of cost containment, restriction of general practitioner access to these expensive diagnostic facilities has management appeal. However, it is difficult to justify blanket restriction of access to radiology services as there is no evidence that it would be economically or clinically sensible. ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
Role:
Author
Journal:
Community medicine
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
234-238
Publication date:
1989-08-05
ISSN:
0142-2456
URN:
uuid:137fc5dc-f266-478f-ab56-da131a4dc394
Source identifiers:
430875
Local pid:
pubs:430875

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