RadSite Announces Complimentary Summer Webinar Series: Feature Updates on Recent Imaging Trends Covering COVID-19, Physics Standards, and Employer Purchasing Requirements

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RadSite™, a leading accreditation organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, announced today its summer webinar series on updates to key accreditation standards. The webinars address how COVID-19 is impacting imaging practices, the need for uniform physics requirements for Cone Beam CT imaging systems, and a national employer initiative to promote quality- and performance-based imaging.

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RadSite™, a leading accreditation organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, announced today its summer webinar series on updates to key accreditation standards. The webinars address how COVID-19 is impacting imaging practices, the need for uniform physics requirements for Cone Beam CT imaging systems, and a national employer initiative to promote quality- and performance-based imaging.

The three webinars are:

Impact of COVID-19 on Imaging Providers
July 15th, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET
This webinar will feature an overview of how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting imaging providers and other healthcare professionals. The speakers will share different perspectives on what medical practices, hospitals, employers, and others are doing to ensure a safe and productive workplace for patients, providers, and employees.

Moderator: Mark Casner, RadSite Chair, Accreditation Committee
Speakers:

  • Charlie Shaw, RadNet SVP Healthcare Network Strategy & Business Development (imaging provider)
  • Michael Thompson (employer perspective)
  • Phil Patton, PhD, RadSite Chief Physicist Officer (physicist perspective)
  • Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite Medical Director (hospital perspective)

Click here to learn more about this webinar and to register.

Moving to a Uniform Physics Testing Protocol for Cone Beam CT Imaging
August 12th, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET
This webinar will present future enhancements to standards and practices associated with Cone Beam CT imaging. Several physicists will discuss how they are collaborating on development of a uniform phantom that will help standardize physics testing for different Cone Beam CT imaging systems. The presenters will provide a detailed overview on how Cone Beam CT imaging systems operate and how to optimize clinical and quality outputs through standardized measurement protocols.

Moderator: Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite’s Standards Committee Chair
Speakers:

  • Jeff Siewerdsen, PhD, Professor, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
  • John M. Boone, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Chief of Medical Physics, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Davis Medical Center
  • Joshua Levy, President, The Phantom Lab

Click here to learn more about this webinar and to register

Highlighting Imaging Quality and Performance Best Practices
September 24th, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET
In this webinar, several imaging and quality experts will discuss ways to optimize imaging practices. Speakers will address a number of provider practice and payer initiatives, including new benchmarks under development by the eValue8 Medical Imaging Quality Workgroup. The Workgroup is sponsored by the National Alliance for Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions, Radiology Benefit Management (RBM) organizations, and RSNA’s Quantitative Biomarkers Alliance.

Moderator: Garry Carneal, JD, President & CEO, RadSite
Speakers:

  • Patrick Browning, MD, Radiologist
  • John B. Miller, eValue8 Chair, National Alliance
  • Suresh K. Mukherji, MD, MBA, FACR, Neuroradiologist

Click here to learn more about this webinar and to register

RadSite offers comprehensive, affordable, quality-based accreditation programs that evaluate imaging providers on established industry standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices. Working with health plans and their participating providers also helps raise imaging standards through meaningful imaging quality and patient safety protocols. RadSite is recognized by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and more than 350 payers and radiology benefit managers.

To learn more about RadSite, visit http://www.radsitequality.com. Click here to learn more about RadSite’s previous and upcoming webinars.

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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 U.S. and its territories. RadSite is recognized by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an official accreditation organization under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008. RadSite’s 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. To learn more about RadSite, please contact us at (443) 440-6007 or info@radsitequality.com.

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