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Table 2 Comparison of radiology report turnaround time by modalities (all hospitals) —04 September 2017–22 December 2017 vs. 03 September 2018–21 December 2018

From: Subspecialized radiological reporting reduces radiology report turnaround time

  Number Median [min] 80th percentile [min] p value (r value)
Period 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018  
MRI
 1st signature 8122 8839 45 55 124 112 < .001* (r = 0.09)
 2nd signature 3837 4581 206 163 1051 401 < .001* (r = 0.09)
CT
 1st signature 9058 9758 35 41 78 90 < .001* (r = 0.09)
 2nd signature 4547 4688 87 110 168 214 < .001* (r = 0.15)
Conventional radiographs
 1st signature 20,067 20,157 27 20 71 51 < .001* (r = 0.14)
 2nd signature 8248 6698 117 77 278 171 < .001* (r = 0.21)
  1. min minutes, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, CT computed tomography. *Significant p value