Written by Rhiannon Anderson and Judith Buckland

10 Steps to Building a Nuclear QI Program to Meet ALARA Recommendations

This month we reviewed radiation safety and patient centered nuclear cardiology protocols. To close out our March focus on nuclear cardiology, this week we will review IAC nuclear accreditation requirements for on-going Quality Improvement (QI) and provide easy steps to creating your own...
Written by Judith Buckland, RDCS, FASE, MBA

6 Steps to Meeting New IAC QI Measures

So over the past year we saw a lot of changes regarding the IAC accreditation quality improvement requirements across all modalities. Finally, as the dust settled we were left with a standardized program across the board. We expected the new QI to be difficult and time consuming so it took a...
Written by Judith Buckland

IAC’s New Sonographer Credentialing Requirement

Echo and Vascular Labs – Are you ready for the new sonographer credentialing requirements? As you may be aware in January 2017 the latest changes to the Echo and Vascular accreditation standards as set forth by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission become effective.  We have discussed...
Written by Judith Buckland

Aunt Minnie Feature Article: Imaging Accreditation with Quality and Ease Part 4

While vital for high-quality care, accreditation can be challenging and sometimes tedious for imaging departments. To help, this series of articles offers some tips for how to comply with the latest Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Quality Improvement (QI) requirements. In part 1,...
Written by Judith Buckland

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission – New Audit Process!

I hope you had a chance to review the current and upcoming changes to the QI program. It’s good to know that come the New Year things will really start to get easier with just 2 report reviews and 2 AUCs per quarter instead of the usual 10 report reviews per quarter and 30 AUC annually....

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