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Economic Consequences of Successful Innovation: The Imaging Boom

Bruce J. Hillman and Jeff C. Goldsmith

in The Sorcerer's Apprentice

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Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780195386967
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322756 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195386967.003.0005
Economic Consequences of Successful Innovation: The Imaging Boom

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Chapter 5 addresses the principal economic issues—how imaging is paid for, who are the principal players in the imaging industry, and what incentives exist in the current payment system that encourage the abuse of imaging procedures.

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Subjects: Clinical Radiology ; Public Health and Epidemiology

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