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Health Management

Clinical audit: the pilot Eurosafe Imaging Star project

2018 23 May

Lessons learned from using the European Society of Radiology clinical audit templates in a pilot project at Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre (CHUC) together with Coimbra Health School in Portugal.   The EuroSafe Imaging initiative (eurosafeimaging.org) focuses on promoting appropriateness in medical imaging, maintaining doses within diagnostic... Read more

Health Management

The Eurosafe Imaging Initiative

2016 27 Feb

ESR’S 12-POINT ACTION PLAN THAT PUTS QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY FIRST Birth of the EuroSafe Imaging initiative Since its launch in 2014 by the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the EuroSafe Imaging initiative has placed radiation protection at the forefront of efforts to improve quality and safety in medical imaging in Europe in the most... Read more

IMAGING Management

ESR launches Basic Patient Safety Standards and Audit Tool

2016 08 Feb

The ESR is proud to announce the launch of the ESR Basic Patient Safety Standards and the ESR Audit Tool. Together, these services provide clear guidance on how to perform effective audit against 18 Patient Safety Standards that the ESR considers represent essential good practice in any imaging service. These standards encompass all aspects... Read more

IMAGING Management

MIR 2015: Clinical Audit Can Maximise Quality, Avoid Harm

2015 08 Oct

Carrying out a clinical audit can be daunting, but help is at hand. Peter Cavanagh, UK, Chairman of the European Society of Radiology (ESR)’s Subcommittee on Audit and Standards explained the role of clinical audit in ensuring a high reliability imaging service, when he spoke at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona on 8 October.... Read more