Presentation to Highlight Key Thought Leaders

Annapolis, MD, April 28th, 2020 —RadSite™, a CMS-recognized accrediting agency promoting quality-based advanced diagnostic imaging, is offering a complimentary webinar called An Overview of Cone Beam CT Imaging. The session will take place on May 6, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. ET and will last approximately one hour. Click hereto register.

Leading experts in quality imaging will discuss the latest in Cone Beam CT Imaging in the United States in the May 6th webinar. Thousands of systems are now being used for diagnostic and interventional imaging. The 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 Eliot Siegel, M.D., RadSite Chair, Standards Committee, and will feature the following speakers:

  • David Luick, Vice President, Tungsten Medical Network
  • Jenna Roller, PA-C, Clinical Applications Specialist, CurveBeam
  • John Yorkston, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Carestream Health Inc.

“It is interesting to compare the technology between a traditional CT system, where the patient must be moved through the fan beam of x-rays as it rotates around the patient multiple times, to a Cone Beam CT system, which uses a large-area detector to image an extended volume of the patient in a single rotation,” observes Dr. Yorkston. “Cone Beam CT imaging techniques significantly reduce the complexity by removing the need for ‘slip ring’ technology that is essential for traditional CT systems.”

“Cone Beam CT imaging has become a centerpiece for otolaryngology specialty care,” notes David Luick. “By allowing medical professionals to conveniently image fields of study covering the ears, nose, and throat, the provider can conveniently access a high resolution image at a lower dose that conventional CT exams. Cone Beam CT images can be used for both diagnosis and in the aid of treatment. A good example is image-guided sinus surgery.”

“Cone Beam CT systems are designed to capture three-dimensional weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing volumetric images of the body extremities,” adds Jenna Roller. “I will share with the webinar attendees some of the opportunities associated with Cone Beam CT systems, such as how it can support orthopedic practices and other specialty areas, along with some of the latest advancements.”

All three speakers serve  on RadSite’s Cone Beam CT Standards Committee, which has been meeting for two years. RadSite anticipates the release of its new Cone Beam CT MIPPA Accreditation Program this summer, which features specialty standards for both dental and medical imaging providers.

RadSite is hosting two webinars related to Cone Beam CT imaging, each lasting one hour:

  • An Overview of Cone Beam CT Imaging is scheduled on May 6, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. ET. Click here to register.
  • 2020 RadSite Cone Beam CT Standards Overview is scheduled on June 17, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. ET. Click here to register.

To listen to RadSite’s last webinar, “2020 RadSite Standards and Accreditation Updates,” which took place on April 15, 2020, or to listen to other webinars that have been previously recorded, go to https://radsitequality.com/webinars/.

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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