Care bill does what?
It is a provision of technical services for medical imaging exams and radiation therapy treatments safer, more accurate and cost less
Quality Assurance deals with....
Quality care deals with...
Quality Assurance is all about...
providing quality images and services
it is the way people work (keeping repeat % down)
Quality Assurance Legislation states what?
Make sure we doing Good (Do no harm to patient)
in 1968 QA passed?
Radiation control & safetly act
in 1981 QA passed
Consumer-patient radiation health and safety act (ex. old tv's)
in 1990 QA passed?
Safe medical devices act
in 1992 QA passed?
mammography quality standards act
in 2008 QA passed?
The care bill
CDRH stands for?
Center for devices & Radiologic Health
CDRH is a branch of?
What is enforced by the CDRH?
JCAHO stands for?
Joint Comission of the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
What does JCAHO enforce?
Patient flow, wash hands, gel-in gel-out
Role of Accreditation Agencies
1. Establish quality standards
2. Assess them
3. Provide Certification that individual facilities
4. Meet the Quality standards
QA officer Role
Aspect of QA that is concerned with equipment's technical standards. Not us, but equipment (machine) (QA=people & how they act) (QC=machine)