Segment 12: Using Diagnostic Tests More Thoughtfully

Using diagnostic tests thoughtfully becomes more difficult when demand is being driven by laboratories marketing the tests and patients who say they want the test, according to Francisco J. Esteva, MD, PhD, and Bryan Loy, MD, MBA.

Using diagnostic tests thoughtfully becomes more difficult when demand is being driven by laboratories marketing the tests and patients who say they want the test, according to Francisco J. Esteva, MD, PhD, and Bryan Loy, MD, MBA.

Daniel F. Hayes, MD, adds because of the increased demand and how little is actually understood about the implications of these tests, he is a big fan of the FDA’s new guideline.