SPECT: Accreditation and certification

Cesia Gallegos, Robert Hendel

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuality Evaluation in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages287-296
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783319280110
ISBN (Print)9783319280097
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Accreditation
  • Certifi cation
  • SPECT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Gallegos, C., & Hendel, R. (2016). SPECT: Accreditation and certification. In Quality Evaluation in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging (pp. 287-296). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28011-0_24