Arfa Khan MD, FACR Professor of Radiology  Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chief of Thoracic Radiology LIJ Medical Cen...
Advances in Medical Technologies
Growth rate for Imaging Services (1997-2003) High-tech 12.9% Low-tech 4.5% Distribution of Imaging Services (2003) Low-tec...
Projected Growth in Imaging Procedures (2000-2008) Source: Sg2 Volume of Imaging Procedures (M) Imaging service volume wil...
SAMPLE TOPIC Clinical  Condition:  Low Back Pain Variant 1: Uncomplicated. No red flags. (Red flags defined in text.) Vari...
SAMPLE VARIANT TABLE Clinical Condition: Low Back Pain Variant 2: Low velocity trauma, osteoporosis, and/or age >70. Appro...
Role of KEC <ul><li>Pool Appropriatness Criteria data from ACR and from the other high tech specialties e.g. American Soci...
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    1. 1. Arfa Khan MD, FACR Professor of Radiology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chief of Thoracic Radiology LIJ Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 11040 Chair ACR-Appropriateness Criteria Expert Chest Panel Appropriate Use of Modern Technology
    2. 2. Advances in Medical Technologies
    3. 3. Growth rate for Imaging Services (1997-2003) High-tech 12.9% Low-tech 4.5% Distribution of Imaging Services (2003) Low-tech 80% High-tech 20% 15.8% 20% MRI CAGR (%) 15% 10% 5% 0% 13.9% 11.4% 9.2% 8.3% 7.2% 2.5% NUC MED CT INT MAM US X-RAY Growth in high-tech services have made diagnostic imaging the fastest growing physician service in the United States
    4. 4. Projected Growth in Imaging Procedures (2000-2008) Source: Sg2 Volume of Imaging Procedures (M) Imaging service volume will continue to increase as use of high-tech procedures drive growth 281 299 323 349 374 401 430 450 471 600 2000 500 400 300 200 100 0 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 (9%) 122% X-RAY CT Scan 57% 133% Ultrasound MRI Projected Growth 2002-2008
    5. 5. SAMPLE TOPIC Clinical Condition: Low Back Pain Variant 1: Uncomplicated. No red flags. (Red flags defined in text.) Variant 2: Low velocity trauma, osteoporosis, and/or age >70 Variant 3: Suspicion of cancer, infection, or immunosuppression Variant 4: Radiculopathy Variant 5: Prior lumbar surgery Variant 6: Cauda equina syndrome
    6. 6. SAMPLE VARIANT TABLE Clinical Condition: Low Back Pain Variant 2: Low velocity trauma, osteoporosis, and/or age >70. Appropriateness Criteria Scale 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1=Least appropriate 9=Most appropriate 3 MRI, lumbar spine, without and with contrast 4 NM, bone scan MRI preferred. CT useful if MRI contraindicated or unavailable. 6 CT, lumbar spine, without contrast 6 X-ray, lumbar spine 8 MRI, lumbar spine, without contrast Comments Appropriateness Rating Radiologic Procedure
    7. 7. Role of KEC <ul><li>Pool Appropriatness Criteria data from ACR and from the other high tech specialties e.g. American Society of Cardiology </li></ul><ul><li>Advice the Ministry of Health and the appropriate professional societies in KSA </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange a 1-2 days meeting in Madinah to discuss this topic in greater detail and develop a policy statement under the auspices of KEC </li></ul>

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