Presentation to Highlight Key Thought Leaders

Annapolis, MD / PR Web / June 2, 2020.  RadSite™, a CMS-recognized accrediting agency promoting quality-based advanced diagnostic imaging, is offering a complimentary webinar called 2020 RadSite ConeBeam CT Standards Overview. The session will take place on June 17th, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. ET and will last approximately one hour. Click here to register.

“Cone Beam CT imaging represents a new and innovative way to image for certain specialty exams, including dental/maxillofacial, ENT, mammography, orthopedics, and podiatry,” notes Garry Carneal, JD, RadSite President and CEO. “The webinar session will highlight the opportunities and challenges associated with Cone Beam CT systems, including the need for national quality and performance standards.”

The session will be moderated by Mr. Carneal and will feature the following speakers:

  • William Harrell, Jr., DMD, C. DSM, RadSite Chair, Cone Beam CT Standards Committee, and Assistant Associate Professor at the University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Adam Powell, PhD, RadSite Standards Coordinator and President of the Payer + Provider Syndicate
  • Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite Chief Medical Officer

The webinar is complimentary and pre-registration is strongly encouraged:

  • Title: 2020 RadSite ConeBeam CT Standards Overview
  • Time: June 17, 2020; 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET
  • Register: Click here to register.. 

“The webinar will describe the two-year standards development journey which has incorporated key performance and manufacture requirements with an eye on developing uniform physics metrics for Cone Beam CT in the near future,” Dr. Siegel elaborates. “This dynamic session also will highlight what RadSite has learned about fine-tuning the final requirements during the beta-test accreditation review period.”

“The new Cone Beam CT Accreditation Program will establish the most detailed standards for specialty imaging that are available for this emerging market,” adds Dr. Harrell. “The Standards Committee spent many hours discussing key aspects of what is required to promote quality-based imaging—including scope of practice parameters for various types of dental and medical providers using Cone Beam CT systems for diagnostic imaging.”

“Utilizing the input of numerous clinical and industry experts, we have drafted high-fidelity standards that address key operational issues, such as the role and prerequisite qualifications of the clinical director, interpreting provider, imaging technologist, and other personnel,” said Dr. Powell. “The session will highlight our next steps for launching the new Dental and Medical Cone Beam CT MIPPA Accreditation Programs.”

As part of its spring webinar series, RadSite hosted two other webinars which can still be viewed by registering below:

  • 2020 RadSite Standards and Accreditation Updates (recorded on April 15, 2020). Click here to register and listen to the webinar.
  • Overview of Cone Beam CT Imaging (recorded May 6, 2020) ET. Click here to register and listen to the webinar.

RadSite offers a comprehensive, affordable, quality-based accreditation program that evaluates providers on established industry standards and best practices. Working with health plans and their participating providers helps raise imaging standards through meaningful imaging quality and patient safety protocols. RadSite is recognized by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and more than 350 payers and radiology benefit managers.

 

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. In addition, RadSite is recognized 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. RadSite’s 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. To learn more about RadSite, please contact us at (443) 440-6007 or info@radsitequality.com.

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