Re: An Important metric
Personally, that's pretty much how I deal with it too because none of the practices I visit use anything like this. However, as someone who's had quite a few MRIs and CT scans, I am concerned about my exposure and if a local facility gave me this option I would choose it over another. In fact, if I need another scan I will do some research to see if anyone within my area is proactive, like the Medical Center here. I can imagine if a patient battled a disease or condition where they required regular scans, this would be even more important. Or, as a parent, you'd want your child exposed to the minimal amounts and you'd want to carefully track this exposure over the kid's life.