Houston, TX and Annapolis, MD / PRWeb / April 29, 2014 – RadSite™, a leading accreditation organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, announces a complimentary webinar entitled, “Understanding RadSite’s New MIPPA Accreditation Program (MAP): An Overview of the Application Process, MAP Requirements and Benefits.” RadSite was recently approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an official accreditation organization under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008.

The webinar, scheduled for May 15, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. ET, is geared to imaging providers that must meet MIPPA requirements or are otherwise interested in differentiating their practices with a quality seal. The session will feature several RadSite executives who will discuss how the accreditation process works and what those seeking and/or applying for accreditation need to know, as well as MAP’s benefits and strengths.

To register, click here.

Webinar panelists will include:

  • William W. Orrison, Jr., MD, MBA, chief medical officer, RadSite
  • Alice Sowinski, manager of standards and research, RadSite
  • Junellen Neese, director of operations, RadSite

 

“RadSite provides a high-touch approach to quality benchmarking in the imaging field,” says Garry Carneal, RadSite president and CEO. “This webinar will provide a dynamic overview of RadSite’s newest quality initiative, the MIPPA Accreditation Program (MAP), offering providers, health care executives, policymakers and others a unique opportunity to hear how RadSite standards meet CMS’ MIPPA requirements.” 

According to Dr. Orrison, RadSite’s chief medical officer and webinar speaker, “Since the MIPPA accreditation mandate took effect in January 2012, many providers are now reevaluating whether they are aligned with the best accreditation vendor for their needs. This webinar will explain why RadSite is a best-in-class, affordable solution for all providers offering advanced diagnostic imaging services.”  

RadSite sponsors a number of certification and accreditation programs that are recognized by CMS and private payers. It also offers educational and reporting services for health plans, imaging providers, regulators, and consumers.  For more information on RadSite and its services, visit www.radsitequality.com.

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About RadSite™ (www.radsitequality.com)

Founded in 2005, RadSite’s mission is to promote quality-based practices for imaging systems across the United States and its territories. RadSite has reviewed over 24,000 imaging facilities covering about 60,000 imaging systems. RadSite’s certification and accreditation 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. RadSite is expanding its activities and resources to serve patients, providers, payers, government agencies, and other stakeholder groups. To learn more about RadSite, please contact us at (855) 440-6001 or info@radsitequality.com.

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