EasyDNNNews

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Hospital Websites’ Mammography Patient Information Not Always Easily Understood by Patients, Study Suggests

Aunt Minnie (9/21, Yee) reports that “more than half of U.S. hospitals with websites and breast cancer screening services offer online mammography patient education material,” but research suggests this material is not always “understandable to patients.” Meanwhile, researchers found that “of the 1,753 hospital websites that offered mammography patient education materials, only 28% referenced one or more guidelines.” That “included guidelines from the American Cancer Society (19%), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (5%), the American College of Radiology (3%), and other societies (7%).” The findings published online in the American Journal of Roentgenology. 

Print
0 Comments

Categories: 2016, September, News, Advocacy, Research and CareNumber of views: 16816

Tags:

Theme picker