Presentations to Feature Insights from Key Stakeholders

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Annapolis, MD, July 8th, 2020 —RadSite™, a leading accreditation organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, is spotlighting how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting imaging providers and other key stakeholders. To register for the informative webinar, click here.

“Since the arrival of the coronavirus in the U.S. earlier this year, prevention strategies have varied in the states in terms of how to mitigate the severe acute respiratory syndrome,” notes Mark Casner, RadSite’s Accreditation Committee chair. “This webinar will feature several national thought leaders addressing how the pandemic is impacting patient care at imaging providers and how employers are responding to crises.”

“Employers are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic head on with a variety of strategies to help ensure that employees and their families remain safe as companies head back to the workplace,” notes Michael Thompson, President & CEO for the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions. “We’ll share insights on best practices and resources to aid in this transition.”

“Patient safety is our top priority—both before and after the pandemic,” notes Charlies Shaw, RadNet SVP Healthcare Network Strategy & Business Development. “It is imperative to the healthcare delivery system that imaging providers like RadNet take precautions to keep the exam rooms safe to allow much needed diagnostic exams to continue. In addition to preventing the spread of the virus, we also need to ensure that medical imaging continues for the millions of Americans that have ongoing or new medical conditions that need to be treated.”

Impact of COVID-19 on Imaging Providers
July 15, 2020
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET

This webinar will feature an overview of how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting imaging providers and other healthcare professionals. The speakers will address how medical practices, hospitals, employers and others are ensuring a safe and productive workplace for patients, providers and employees.

Moderator:  Mark Casner, RadSite Chair, Accreditation Committee

Speakers:

  • Charlie Shaw, RadNet SVP Healthcare Network Strategy & Business Development (imaging provider)
  • Michael Thompson, President & CEO, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (employer perspective)
  • Phil Patton, PhD, RadSite Chief Physicist Officer (physicist perspective)
  • Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite Medical Director (hospital perspective)

Click here to learn more about this webinar and to register. Click here to learn more about RadSite’s other webinars.

RadSite offers comprehensive, affordable, quality-based accreditation programs that evaluate imaging providers on established industry standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices. Working with health plans and their participating providers also helps raise imaging standards through meaningful imaging quality and patient safety protocols. To learn more about RadSite, visit www.radsitequality.com.

About RadSite™ (www.RadSiteQuality.com)

Founded in 2005, RadSite’s mission is to promote quality-based practices for imaging systems across the U.S. and its territories. RadSite is recognized by the U.S. 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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