Search Tag: patient safety

IMAGING Management

2021 20 Oct

Increasing collaboration between health care providers and the medical industry is proven to be beneficial as it continues to pave the way for innovative technologies.  By bringing expert opinions to the table, we can explore patient safety and infection prevention, discussing what can further be done to improve the endoscopic field. Sparked... Read more

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White Paper Reveals What Radiologists Really Feel About AI

2020 21 Jan

Radiologic technologists are, on the whole, positive about the future role AI in imaging according to a recent white paper published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation.   Named The Artificial Intelligence Era: The Role of Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists , the 21-page white paper gathered data and... Read more

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Royal College of Radiologists to new UK Government: Prioritise Cancer Care

2019 23 Dec

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) in the UK has called on the new Conservative majority Government to prioritise and boost funding for five areas across NHS imaging and cancer care.   You might also like: Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?   “You have the power and the opportunity to give patients a sustainably... Read more

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Poll Finds Patient Safety is Threatened by Current Ultrasound-Guided PIV Insertion Techniques

2019 09 May

New findings highlight the urgent need to reduce contamination risk through standardized, aseptic non-touch technique A new clinician poll conducted by Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC, has found that relatively few healthcare facilities have established a standardized process for maintaining proper aseptic non-touch technique during... Read more

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'One Stick Standard': vascular access using ultrasound

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary The majority of critical care patients (80%) undergo central venous catheterisations (CVCs) for administration of fluids or blood products; haemodynamic monitoring; haemodialysis or transvenous pacing. In this upcoming article in HealthManagement the Journal, Dr. Nidhi Nikhani, Assistant Medical Director at Banner Telehealth... Read more

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Successful quality management system in a radiology department

2018 22 Sep

Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implement change, and meet regulatory requirements.... Read more

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Essential Guidelines for Medical 3D Printing: Patient Safety Comes First

2017 09 May

3D Printing is becoming progressively more accessible and is gaining momentum in several fields of medicine. From preoperative planning to developing innovative tools that enhance medical procedures, the endless possibilities in creating  3D anatomical models  make the technology highly seductive in the quest to help patients.  Ever since its inception,... Read more

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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

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ESR/ISR Join Forces on Patient Safety in Paediatric Imaging Event

2015 01 Jun

The International Society of Radiology (ISR) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) collaborated with the WHO, four WHO member states and eight NGOs in an event focusing on patient safety in paediatric radiology. Dubbed "Imaging for Saving Kids - the Inside Story about Patient Safety in Paediatric Radiology", the event was held on the sideline... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare, Qaelum Agreement: New Dose Monitoring Solution

2014 24 Nov

Agfa HealthCare and Qaelum sign agreement for Dose Monitoring Solution to optimise radiation exposure information across modalities, departments and institutions. The solution supports organisations to manage, analyse and balance their dose management.   Solution provides data on dose at the study, patient, device, modality or institution level.... Read more