This chapter provides the necessary information and tools for accreditation as part of the quality improvement continuum. The importance of accreditation will be emphasized. Each of the pathways for laboratory accreditation for SPECT imaging will be examined as well as the differences between the pathways. These pathways include the American College of Radiology, the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, and the Joint Commission. Pathways to physician certifi cation will also be discussed. The importance of both accreditation and certifi cation to laboratory quality will be discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Quality Evaluation in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - May 1 2016|
- Certifi cation
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