ACR 2017 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2017VM12 - Definition and Basics (Radiology Quality Officer Series)

May 22, 2017 8:00am ‐ May 22, 2017 9:30am


Description

The purpose of the series of lectures is to provide the essential components of quality, including those for leadership. Radiologists are often unfamiliar with basic tools from other medical and non-medical disciplines that can be readily applied to improve quality in radiology. 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. Describe a working definition of quality in radiology.
  2. Identify the components of quality programs such as Lean, Toyota Production and Six Sigma.
  3. Discuss root cause analysis and event reporting.


Speaker(s):

Disclosures

  • Frank Rybicki, MD, Ph.D, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Kimberly Applegate, MD, MS, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Jacqueline Bello, BA, MD, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • James Borgstede, MD, FACR - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Bettina Siewert, MD - This speaker has nothing to disclose

  • Marta Heilbrun, MD, MS, MS - This speaker has nothing to disclose

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