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Bad Lab Results Often Unreported

A review of more than 5,000 medical records from doctors' offices across the nation revealed that bad test results were not reported to patients 7 percent of the time. What do you think?
  • "That is an acceptable threshold. It is important that doctors not skew efficiency numbers by needlessly expending time consoling hysterical patients."

    Peggy Anderson Systems Analyst
  • "Were I ill, I would prefer not knowing it so that I might die a hero's death at my workstation."

    Ron Puckett Punch-Press Operator
  • "This is a serious problem. It seems doctors are being far too forthcoming."

    Tommy Stevens Bakery Overseer

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