The map below shows the rate at which individual hospitals performed double chest CT scans, in which patients get two imaging tests consecutively: one without dye and the other with dye injected into their veins. (Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
You can explore the map three ways:
- Click the blue bubbles to zoom in.
- Search for an individual hospital or city in the search box on the upper right of the map.
- Choose an individual state by clicking on the "show all groups" menu at the bottom of the map.
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