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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

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8 Must-Attend Sessions at ECR 2017

2017 25 Feb

The European Congress for Radiology 2017 is soon to kick off in Vienna, Austria. Bringing together over 69,000 attendees from across the globe, sessions at ECR will cover industry best practice topics and be presented by leading experts and professionals in the field. Just to help you out a little, HealthManagement.org has recommended 8 unmissable... Read more

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ESR, CIRSE Announce Collaboration

2017 19 Jan

The European  Society of Radiology (ESR) and the Cardiovascular and  Interventional Radiological  Society of Europe (CIRSE), have joined forces to address the future of diagnostic and interventional radiology with a special focus on improving patient care.   Both societies are non-profit organisations that aim to promote educational and... Read more

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Quality and Safety In Radiology

2016 27 Feb

A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP Quality of Healthcare Quality healthcare by definition means safe healthcare, and safety should be managed as an integral part of quality assurance. Safety, as defined by the National Patient Safety Foundation, is “ the degree to which health care processes avoid, prevent, and ameliorate adverse outcomes or injuries that... Read more

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Quality and Safety in Radiology: A Symbiotic Relationship

2015 06 Oct

Political Background Safety and quality have been highlighted by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (European Commission Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health Expert Panel 2014). The Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health was tasked with considering the core dimensions of quality... Read more

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EuroSafe Campaign Urges Radiologists On

2014 15 Oct

The European Society of Radiology (ESR)’s EuroSafe Imaging campaign has issued a Europe-wide Call for Action in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Bonn Call for Action launched in 2012. The EuroSafe Imaging Call for Action includes promoting  appropriateness in imaging, keeping radiation doses... Read more