Health Imaging Announces Winners of 2011 Best Practices in Radiology Quality and Economics Awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/– Health Imaging magazine, in conjunction with AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management and the Radiology Business Manager’s Association (RBMA), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Best Practices in Radiology Quality and Economics Awards. The awards honor the best radiology practices, groups or departments for their work in using imaging in a meaningful way to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, increase efficiency across the department or facility, reduce costs and drive lasting economic benefit. Details of the winning projects are published in the January issue of Health Imaging and can be viewed online at www.HealthImaging.com.
The panel of judges consisted of radiology administrators and business managers from AHRA and RBMA, and editors of Health Imaging. The judges selected five facilities for their invaluable contributions to the field. The winners of the 2011 awards are:
Baylor Medical Center at Irving Radiology Department
Reports Coded for Joint Quality Improvement Control
Penny Thesing, Yolanda Shipley, Jessica Tindel, Amanda Nunn and Richard Suhler, MD
Lake Medical Imaging
Low Dose Chest CT
Yi Liu, MD, PhD, and Wendy Jordan, RT
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Neuro-Interventional Ultrasound – Improving Patient Access
Ibi Opuiyo, RDMS, MD, Tonya Brightmon, MS, R.T. (R)(CT), Joseph Steele, MD, NIR Ultrasound Team
Radiology Consultants of Iowa
Iowa Rural Health Telecommunications Project
Joe Moore, Kathy Epley, John Floyd, MD, W. Jay Friesen, MD
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Flight Data Recorder for Interventional Radiology
The Interventional Radiology Team
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