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Brian Abbott, MD
Brian Abbott, MD, is the 2016 president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, an associate professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and co-director of cardiovascular imaging at the Cardiovascular Institute of the Miriam and Newport Hospitals in Providence, R.I.
 - Use of Nuclear Cardiology Imaging, 2000-2011

Appropriate use criteria (AUC) have been identified as a tool to reduce “inappropriate” imaging tests without intruding on the physician–patient relationship.