Skip to main content

Table 3 Comparison of radiology report turnaround time by subspecializations (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  
Body radiology
 1st signature 14,259 14,211 35 33 86 89 < .001* (r = 0.04)
 2nd signature 6969 5428 113 128 252 267 < .001* (r = 0.05)
Musculoskeletal radiology
 1st signature 16,392 17,718 30 26 80 64 < .001* (r = 0.06)
 2nd signature 6419 6898 123 81 300 170 < .001* (r = 0.21)
Neuroradiology
 1st signature 6596 6825 31 44 79 85 < .001* (r = 0.15)
 2nd signature 3244 3641 128 139 409 346 < .001* (r = 0.05)
  1. min minutes. *Significant p value