Quality and Safety in Radiology

Quality and Safety in Radiology

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Radiology has been transformed by new imaging advances and a greater demand for imaging, along with a much lower tolerance for error as part of the Quality a Safety revolution in healthcare. With a greater emphasis on patient safety and quality in imaging practice, imaging specialists are increasingly charged with ensuring patient safety and demonstrating that everything done for patients in their care meets the highest quality and safety standards. This book offers practical guidance on understanding, creating, and implementing quality management programs in Radiology. Chapters are comprehensive, detailed, and organized into three sections: Core Concepts, Management Concepts, and Educational a Special Concepts. Discussions are applicable to all practice settings: community hospitals, private practice, academic radiology, and government/military practice, as well as to those preparing for the quality and safety questions on the American Board of Radiology's qMaintenance of Certificationq or initial Board Certification Examinations. Bringing together the various elements that comprise the quality and safety agenda for Radiology, this book serves as a thorough roadmap and resource for radiologists, technicians, and radiology managers and administrators.C O N C L U S I O N Quality and process improvement are becoming a cornerstone of health care delivery. ... Radiologists are visual learners, which should lead to easy acceptance and understanding of control charts and dashboards inanbsp;...

Title:Quality and Safety in Radiology
Author:Hani H. Abujudeh, Michael A. Bruno
Publisher:OUP USA - 2012-03-08


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