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Volunteers Needed to Serve on Accreditation and Standards Committees

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“RadSite’s quality-benchmarking activities incorporate key process and outcome measures, with the ultimate mission of improving image quality and reducing patient radiation dose,” reports Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite’s chief technology officer.

RadSite™, a leading accreditation organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, is seeking nominations to serve on its Accreditation and Standards Committees and support the organization’s quality benchmarking activities for diagnostic imaging.

“RadSite’s quality-benchmarking activities incorporate key process and outcome measures, with the ultimate mission of improving image quality and reducing patient radiation dose,” reports Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite’s chief technology officer. “The additional peer review by qualified third-party representatives will further enhance RadSite’s standards, accreditation process, and research activities,” notes Dr. Siegel, who also serves on RadSite’s Advisory Board and is the chair of RadSite’s Accreditation Committee.

According to Garry Carneal, JD, MA, RadSite president & CEO, “It is exciting to see the growing community of volunteers who are invested in promoting patient safety in the imaging arena by participating on one of RadSite’s committees. As part of our mission, RadSite needs input from a wide range of stakeholders to critique and monitor our programs.” Mr. Carneal is a nationally known expert in innovative accreditation program development.

RadSite is seeking a variety of stakeholders to serve on its:

  • Accreditation Committee, which oversees RadSite’s accreditation activities for imaging facilities and systems
  • Standards Committee, which helps develop new quality and performance programs, along with revisions to the existing standards, based on emerging best practices and new regulatory requirements.

Committee members are appointed to one-year terms, which can be renewed for additional terms. RadSite is soliciting imaging providers, health care professionals, consumer representatives, business experts, employer representatives, association executives and government officials to serve on its committees.

RadSite offers accreditation programs that promote best practices in imaging and other specialty services across the United States and its territories. Its comprehensive programs highlight opportunities for imaging facilities to achieve a high level of quality that benefits all members of the health care continuum. RadSite also offers educational and reporting services for health plans, imaging providers, regulators, consumers and others.

Interested parties are asked to contact Julie Irons at (443) 440-6007 or send an email to info@radsitequality.com to learn more about its committees. Nomination letters also can be mailed to 326 First Street, Suite 28, Annapolis, MD 21403.

To learn more about RadSite, visit http://www.radsitequality.com. Click here for more information on why payers are recognizing this leading accreditation organization.

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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 certified over 20,000 imaging facilities covering at about 50,000 imaging systems. 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 (443) 440-6007 or info(at)radsitequality(dot)com.

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