RadSite™, a CMS-recognized accrediting agency promoting quality-based imaging, announces the second webinar of its Winter Educational Series, entitled The Importance of Imaging Physics Testing.  This webinar will spotlight the importance of physics testing for a wide-range of imaging systems. In addition, the session will also highlight the scope of RadSite’s technical component of the MIPPA Accreditation Program (MAP), including new changes to the Standards that are under development. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at 1 p.m. EST.

“Physics testing of advanced imaging modalities ensures that programs are in place that will result in quality diagnostic images that are consistent with current technology while optimizing the safety of the patient,” said Phil Patton, Ph.D., CHP, DABR, DABSNM, Chief Physicist Officer for RadSite. Dr. Patton will keynote the webinar and share his in-depth knowledge of imaging physics and the need for testing.

Mark Casner, Chair of RadSite’s Accreditation Committee, will moderate the webinar. “Dr. Patton brings a great depth of knowledge of advanced diagnostic imaging physics to RadSite. We are pleased that he will share his experiences and ideas around imaging physics testing in this complimentary webinar on behalf of RadSite, an organization that continues to be a thought leader in the diagnostic imaging profession,” said Casner. “There will also be an opportunity for attendees to submit questions during the webinar as well,” added Casner.

While the webinar is complimentary, pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To register, click here.

RadSite’s first webinar in the Winter Series which took place last month provided an overview of RadSite by highlighting its accreditation programs and standard development activities.  The webinar was led by Bruce Reiner, MD, RadSite’s Chief Medical Officer.  Among other topics, the speakers shared their insights regarding RadSite’s MIPPA Accreditation Program which covers CT, MRI, PET and SPECT imaging systems.  To listen to RadSite’s first webinar in its Winter Series, click here to register.

RadSite is a leading accreditation agency for diagnostic imaging quality as designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). RadSite is one of four advanced diagnostic imaging organizations recognized by CMS in the U.S.

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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. 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 to enhance imaging procedures and outcomes. RadSite also offers educational programs, publishes issue briefs and underwrites research 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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