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