Application of a Quality Management System Model for Medical Imaging Services; Approved Guideline
|Publication Date:||1 May 2006|
This publication describes important activities in the path of workflow for medical imaging. Disciplinespecific details are referenced in the Related CLSI/NCCLS Publications section of this document.
HS5-A2 is intended for use by medical imaging directors, managers, supervisors, and the quality manager as a means to ensure that their services have in place the policies, processes, procedures, activities, and records that support the activities described herein.
Individual service areas, such as diagnostic radiology, computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, interventional radiology, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, and nuclear medicine can apply this model to their respective operations. Practical examples are provided for diagnostic radiology services only.
This document applies to diagnostic imaging services only. Therapeutic imaging services are not included.
Information about medication delivery and administration within the context of imaging services can be found in the most current version of CLSI document HS10-Application of a Quality Management System Model for Inpatient Medication Use.