Patient Safety and Quality in Medical Imaging: The Radiologic Technologist’s Role
It’s up to radiologists to ensure patient safety and to follow a code of ethics of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The whitepaper below discusses and recommends ways radiologic technologists can improve patient safety and quality of medical imaging. Issues discussed include:
- Staffing under budget constraints.
- Technology gaps such as lack of computer knowledge.
- Workplace culture that promotes training and continuing education.
- Quality Improvement.
- Develop staffing policies and procedures that support safe patient care.