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ACR Appropriateness Criteria

Michael A. Bettmann.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4781 words.

Chapter 24 focuses on the reasons why clinical imaging guidelines are important, reasons for inappropriate imaging, associated barriers to the use of clinical imaging guidelines, and...

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Afterword: Quality and Ethics

Richard Gunderman and Jordan Swensson.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4143 words.

Chapter 31 discusses the need to think deeply and well about quality as one of the most important problems and opportunities within the field of radiology today.

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Assessing Physician Performance

James R. Duncan and Stephen Currie.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4546 words.

Chapter 19 discusses how patients, referring physicians, regulatory agencies, and third-party payers all collect data on physician performance, analyze it, and use it to guide their...

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Basic Definitions

Aine Marie Kelly.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4472 words.

Chapter 1 discusses the basic definitions used in measuring quality of care in radiology according to desired health outcomes and current professional knowledge, including total quality...

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Communication of Radiology Results

Sarwat Hussain.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5396 words.

Excellence in communication is the single most important determinant of the perception of quality in any department of radiology, probably exceeding other factors related to technical...

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Components of a Comprehensive Radiology Quality, Safety, and Performance Improvement Program

Olga R. Brook, Ronald L. Eisenberg, Chun-Shan Yam, Phillip M. Boiselle and Jonathan B. Kruskal.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5636 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the essential components for establishing a quality, safety, and performance improvement program in a large academic radiology department.

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Control Charts and Dashboards

Joseph R. Steele, John A. Terrell, David M. Hovsepian and Victoria S. Jordan.

in Quality and Safety in Radiology

March 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4814 words.

Chapter 21 discusses how control charts and dashboards are key tools for statistical process control (SPC), an approach that was originally developed for use in manufacturing, but one that...

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Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

Edited by Mark McGurk and James Graham Combes.

November 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology; Epidemiology; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills; Paediatrics; Medical Oncology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Radiology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 376 pages.

Addressing controversial and topical issues in the field of salivary gland disease and surgical management of salivary gland disease, this new edition integrates the newest clinical...

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Digital Pioneers: Globalization and Corporatization

Bruce J. Hillman and Jeff C. Goldsmith.

in The Sorcerer's Apprentice

November 2010; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 8973 words.

Chapter 6 focuses on how the advent of digital imaging and advanced information technology has made radiology the first global medical specialty. It also explains how the capacity to...

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Economic Consequences of Successful Innovation: The Imaging Boom

Bruce J. Hillman and Jeff C. Goldsmith.

in The Sorcerer's Apprentice

November 2010; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 13360 words.

Chapter 5 addresses the principal economic issues—how imaging is paid for, who are the principal players in the imaging industry, and what incentives exist in the current payment system...

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