ACR 2016 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2016VM50 - Quality Metrics and Centers of Excellence (Radiology Quality Officer Series)

May 18, 2016 8:00am ‐ May 18, 2016 9:30am


The purpose of the session is to enhance knowledge of internal communication on quality and safety initiatives for the radiology practice and the local institution. This is in contrast to the Part 4 lecture that covers external communication of quality initiatives.

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. Identify requirements and benefits of becoming a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE).
  2. Describe a model for developing diagnostic imaging metrics, from creation to endorsement.
  3. List the many diagnostic imaging quality measures currently available.
  4. Define ways to utilize ACR registries for quality improvement activities.


  • General Radiology


  • Non-Interpretive




  • Frank Rybicki: None

  • Gregory Nicola: None

  • Robert Pyatt: None

  • Jacqueline Bello: None

  • Mythreyi Chatfield: None

  • Jeremy Durack: None

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