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