4–6

 

Estimate of Workforce Burden Subsequent to Screening Mammography,

 

134

4–7

 

Medicare Reimbursement for Selected Radiology Procedures, 2005,

 

136

4–8

 

Percentages of Radiologists Interpreting Mammograms and Mammograms by Type of Location, 2003,

 

137

4–9

 

Estimated Numbers of New Radiologists Needed to Implement Double Reads on All Mammograms, Assuming Constant Average Volume for Interpreting Physicians,

 

138

C-1

 

Details of Calculations for Constant Rate Scenario for FTE RTs Performing Mammography,

 

205

C-2

 

Involvement of RTs in Mammography by Age Group, 2004,

 

207

C-3

 

Estimated RTs Working in Mammography by Age Group, 2004,

 

207

C-4

 

Estimates of Radiologists Performing Mammography by Age Group, 2003,

 

208

C-5

 

Mammography Certification Rates for a Sample of RTs Practicing Mammography in New York State, 2004,

 

209

FIGURES

1–1

 

A history of MQSA,

 

19

2–1

 

Ideal (A) and actual common (B) distribution of mammography interpretation,

 

33

2–2

 

ROC analysis,

 

34

2–3

 

Results of statistical modeling for unadjusted (Line A) and adjusted (Line B for patient characteristics, C for radiologist characteristics, and D for both patient and radiologist characteristics) false-positive rates for 24 radiologists in a community setting,

 

50

2–4

 

Radiologists’ perceived 5-year risk of breast cancer for a vignette of a 41-year-old woman whose mother had breast cancer, who had one prior breast biopsy with atypical hyperplasia, and who was age 40 at first live birth,

 

53

3–1

 

Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) growth,

 

106

3–2

 

Percentage of facilities by highest violation level,

 

108

4–1

 

Estimated radiologists interpreting mammograms and percentage of total mammograms, by volume, United States, 2003,

 

123

4–2

 

Simplified screening mammogram outcome pyramid,

 

135

4–3

 

Percentage of radiologists who interpret mammograms in different community settings, by degree of urbanness,

 

139

4–4

 

Number of radiologists who interpret mammograms per 10,000 women aged 40 and older in different communities, by degree of urbanness,

 

140

C-1

 

Schematic diagram of age-cohort flow projection method,

 

204



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