Draft practice parameters and technical standards for 2019 are available on the ACR website. All members are invited to review and comment on them.
The draft parameters and standards are grouped into one of four field review cycles; each cycle lasts three weeks.
2018 Field Review Cycles*
August 13 – August 31 (complete)
September 4 – September 21 (complete)
September 24 – October 12 (complete)
October 15 – November 2 (complete)
November 5 - November 23 (complete)
At the end of each cycle, the comments are sent to the relevant subcommittee for discussion and possible revision. The applicable collaborating societies also review and approve them before ACR finalizes them at the annual meeting.
Your feedback on the 2019 practice parameters and technical standards not only helps improve radiology, but supports the ACR core values of leadership, integrity, quality and innovation.
**Please note: This is the last time that changes to the document can be considered prior to adoption at the ACR 2019 Annual Meeting.