Radiologic quality and safety: Mapping value into radiology

Stephen J. Swensen, C. Daniel Johnson

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Abstract

The authors have created a radiology quality map to help understand the opportunities for improvement in the radiologic safety, reliability, quality, and appropriateness of examinations and interventions. It entails 9 steps with dozens of specific opportunities for improving care to patients. The radiology profession has an obligation to robustly document and improve quality and safety in its practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)992-1000
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the American College of Radiology
Volume2
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005

Keywords

  • Best practice
  • Outcomes assessment
  • Radiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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