ACR 2016 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2016VM31 - Transitioning to Value - The How: Using Quality Tools and QI Project Work (Radiology Quality Officer Series)

May 16, 2016 3:30pm ‐ May 16, 2016 5:00pm


The purpose of this session is to provide specific tools that are required to gather quality input data from a radiology practice. Development and implementation of the many tools covered in this session will advance skills to improve your practice.

Note: The Quality and Safety Program is formatted in five parts to provide attendees interested in Quality and Safety a comprehensive program that can be used to train and nurture specific individuals to serve their institutions as the Radiology Quality Officer.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline the method of a root cause analysis and event reporting process.
  2. Identify the components of Lean and Six Sigma quality programs.
  3. Define ways to incorporate methods outlined in a QI project into a real life QI project need in your practice.
  4. List examples of evidenced based radiology.


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  • Frank Rybicki: None

  • Jonathan Kruskal: None

  • Robert Pyatt: None

  • Bradley Delman: Consultant-Bayer Healthcare; Honorarium-Bayer Healthcare

  • Pari Pandharipande: Research Grants-Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance

  • Ania Kielar: Honorarium-(Spouse/Partner)Boehringer Ingelheim|Boehringer Ingelheim|(Spouse/Partner)Pfizer|Pfizer Oncology|(Spouse/Partner)Pfizer Oncology

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