RadSite Debuts Source of Radiology News for Industry, Consumers

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Leading provider of assessment and accreditation services in the imaging industry unveils first issue of RadSite News, a resource that spotlights the nation’s imaging quality issues and aims to educate consumers of radiology services.

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RadSite is proud to be at the forefront of bringing radiation safety to the American people, and this newsletter reflects that.

RadSite, a leading provider of assessment and accreditation services in the imaging industry, announces the inaugural issue of RadSite News, a resource that serves to spotlight the nation’s imaging quality issues and educate consumers of radiology services.

“Quite frankly, the quality-based mission of RadSite is one of the best-kept secrets in health care,” Garry Carneal, RadSite president & CEO, explains in the Winter 2012 issue of RadSite News. “With imaging becoming a more integral part of medical care – and the increased costs of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic interventions – RadSite is dedicated to ensuring that imaging systems are functioning properly.”

Cherrill Farnsworth, RadSite’s founder and chair of the Advisory Board, discusses how RadSite came to fruition. “RadSite, like its parent company HealthHelp, was created as a solution to a problem in the health care industry,” she says. “Our primary goal is to promote quality-based practices for imaging systems across the United States and its territories. Until RadSite, there was no governing body for this process. We are proud to be at the forefront of bringing radiation safety to the American people.”

Other columnists include Dr. William W. Orrison, RadSite chief medical officer and nationally-recognized radiologist, who discusses radiation safety; and Stewart Bushong, chief physics officer and professor, who talks about how physics has revolutionized medical imaging. The newsletter also features information on RadSite’s Consumer Guide to Imaging Modalities as well as a list of distinguished committee members who guide the direction of the company.

RadSite News is currently enrolling new subscribers. For more information, visit http://www.radsitequality.com and click on “Join Our Mailing List” under In the News.

About RadSite (http://www.radsitequality.com)

Founded in 2005, RadSite’s mission is to promote quality-based practices for imaging systems across the United States and its territories. RadSite has reviewed over 60,000 imaging systems located at 23,000 imaging facilities across the United States. RadSite’s certification and accreditation programs help assess, track and report imaging trends in an effort to enhance imaging procedures and outcomes. RadSite also offers educational programs, publishes issue briefs, and underwrites research on a complimentary basis to raise awareness of patient safety issues and to promote best practices. The organization is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide-range of volunteers to ensure transparency and accountability. RadSite is expanding its activities and resources to serve patients, providers, payers, government agencies, and other stakeholder groups. To learn more about RadSite, please contact us at (855) 440-6001 or info(at)radsitequality(dot)com.

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