October 23, 2019

Quality and Safety Conference Exposes Radiologists to Fresh Perspectives

About 180 radiologists, practice managers and technologists learned how to improve their practice quality with a special emphasis on transforming the patient experience at the American College of Radiology®’s (ACR’s) Annual Conference on Quality and Safety October 10–12 in Denver. Speakers included physicians of various disciplines, patient advocates, technologists and more.

Meeting highlights included the following:

  • “What Does a Patient Want from Radiology?” presented by David Andrews, PhD, patient advisor, Augusta University Medical Center
  • “Talking with Patients – A Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Cancer Clinic” presented by Cynthia Wu, MD, assistant professor of Radiology at Emory University
  • “Benefits and Opportunities of Clinical Decision Support” presented by Ted E. Palen, MD, physician-investigator at Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Research
  • “Empowering Technologists for Change” presented by Rachel Smith, director of operations for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Radiology Department

Attendees provided a great deal of positive feedback, marking another successful year for the Quality and Safety Conference. Next year’s conference will be held in Washington, DC. Stay tuned to Advocacy in Action eNews, the ACR website and member announcements for more information!