ACR2017LS07 - ACR-Derived Initiatives for Excellence in Radiology Quality and Safety (Radiology Quality Officer Series)*

May 23, 2017 3:30pm ‐ May 23, 2017 5:00pm


Description

*Session eligible for SAM credits

CE Credits
1.5 – CME
1.5 – SAM
1.5 – RLI

The purpose of the series of lectures is to build on proven ACR initiatives that enhance quality within individual practices. The session discusses the Diagnostic Imaging Centers of Excellence (DICOE), RADPEER and Registries and describes specific examples of the implementation of these programs. Quality initiatives based on a specific patient safety program will also be presented.

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
Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to:
  • Identify requirements and benefits of becoming a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE).
  • Define ways to utilize ACR registries for quality improvement activities.
  • Debate the pros and cons of commonly used peer learning methods, including RADPEER.
  • Describe the most important processes in a patient safety program.

Presentations

DICOE in Practice
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Duration: 15 minutes
Speaker
Gregory Neal Nicola, MD

Peer Review and Learning
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM Duration:15 minutes
Speaker
Hani Abujudeh, MD, FACR

Registries - Benchmarking and Stories from the Field
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM Duration: 20 minutes
Speaker
Mythreyi Chatfield, PhD

Patient Safety Program
4:20 PM - 4:40 PM Duration: 15 minutes
Speaker
Michael Andrew Bruno, MD, MS, FACR

Communicating Radiology Test Results: Are Our Phone Calls Excessive?
4:40PM-4:50PM Duration: 10 Minutes
Speaker
Zeeshaan S. Bhatti, MD

Questions and Answers
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Duration: 15 minutes
Speaker(s)
Gregory Neal Nicola, MD
Hani Abujudeh, MD, FACR
Mythreyi Chatfield, PhD
Michael Andrew Bruno, MD, MS, FACR
Zeeshaan S. Bhatti, MD

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