Medical imaging services sold on Groupon save money but may put patients’ safety at risk

The e-commerce website Groupon saved money for patients who bought medical imaging services, but sellers did not always “accurately or adequately” provide information about the risks of imaging, researchers reported.“Physicians should be aware that they may be approached by patients who want to use these services in lieu of a traditional imaging service or that they may receive actionable results or results they do not understand,” Arash Mostaghimi, MD, MPA, MPH, director of dermatology inpatient services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, told Healio Primary Care. ““CliniciansRead More

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