Presentation Will Provide Overview of RadSite’s new MIPPA Accreditation Program Standards version 3.1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Annapolis, MD, November 19th, 2020 —RadSite,™ a leading accrediting organization promoting performance and quality-based imaging practices, announced today that its next webinar will take place on Wednesday, December 9th, at 2:00 p.m. ET. The webinar is titled “An Overview of RadSite’s new MIPPA Accreditation Program Standards version 3.1.”

This webinar will feature an overview of RadSite’s revised Standards including the new specialty accreditation modules. The session will feature RadSite’s leadership and provide helpful insights to optimize the accreditation process. The presentation also will review several new standards development and public policy initiatives that RadSite is working on.

To register for the 60-minute webinar, click here.

The presentation will be moderated by Patrick D. Browning, MD, MA, MSL, RadSite Chief Medical Officer. The speakers will be:

  • Garry Carneal, JD, RadSite President & CEO
  • Eliot Siegel, MD, RadSite Chair, Standards Committee
  • Phillip W. Patton, PhD, CHP, DABR, DABSNM, RadSite Chief Physicist Officer
  • Julie Irons, HIA, HCSA, RadSite Accreditation Manager

Currently, RadSite offers three MAP ADI accreditation programs covering CT, MRI, and Nuclear Medicine (i.e., PET, PET/CT and SPECT) imaging providers (also known as imaging suppliers). Successful RadSite applicants will continue to receive a general accreditation seal for each ADI modality but also may apply and be recognized for one or more clinical subspecialty areas under MAP Standards version 3.1.

The following RadSite specialty modules will be discussed during the webinar:

  • CT: Angiography, Body, Cardiac, Maxillofacial, Musculoskeletal, and Neurologic;
  • MRI: Angiography, Body, Breast, Cardiac, Functional, Musculoskeletal, and Neurologic; and
  • NucMed: Planar/SPECT – Cardiac and PET or PET/CT – Cardiac, Infection, Neurologic, Oncology.

Interested parties can download the new MAP Standards v 3.1 by clicking here. To register for the webinar that discusses the new v3.1 Standards, click here.  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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