ACR 2016 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2016VM05 - Radiation Oncology: Quality & Safety Issues

May 15, 2016 3:30pm ‐ May 15, 2016 5:00pm


The purpose of the session is to present innovative radiation oncology quality assurance (QA) and safety methodologies that can be applied to each attendee's clinical practice with an emphasis on clinical knowledge. QA processes and interventions focused on patient safety are a part of every radiation oncologist's daily activity. This course will enable participants to examine their own practice's QA processes and patient safety programs to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize innovative approaches to peer review in radiation oncology
  2. Identify six sigma and industrial engineering principles and how these can be used in the radiation oncology clinic
  3. Define the impact and implementation of incident learning systems in the radiation oncology clinic


  • Radiation Oncology




  • Louis Potters: None

  • Lawrence Marks: None

  • Abhishek Solankis: None

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