Quality improvement in interventional radiology: An opportunity to demonstrate value and improve patient-centered care

Joseph R. Steele, Manrita K. Sidhu, Stephen J. Swensen, Timothy P. Murphy

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Abstract

The changing healthcare environment offers an opportunity for interventional radiology (IR) to showcase its valuespecifically, to demonstrate that IR often offers the better, safer, faster, and less expensive treatment option for various clinical scenarios. The best way to demonstrate the value of IR now and to maintain this value in the future is through implementation of patient-centered care built on standardized care delivery, continuous quality improvement, and effective team dynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-441
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2012

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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