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ECRI Institute and Health Care Improvement Foundation Launch CT Radiation Safety Collaborative
Date:6/29/2011

ders and other stakeholders.

"Independence Blue Cross is proud to support the Partnership for Patient Care. Its innovative projects have directly led to improved care for thousands of people across our region, such as fewer hospital-acquired infections," said Vic Caraballo, senior medical director at Independence Blue Cross. "We enthusiastically support this latest initiative to improve CT radiation safety, and believe there is tremendous potential to greatly reduce the number of people who receive harmful or unnecessary doses of radiation."

Kate Flynn, President of the Health Care Improvement Foundation, commented, "For more than five years, hospitals and other healthcare providers have shown that by leveraging their work together, they can make greater strides in quality and safety improvement. Addressing the safety of CT imaging is one more example of our commitment to make southeastern Pennsylvania the safest place in the nation to receive healthcare."

The initiative was announced on June 7, 2011, at a kick-off conference held at ECRI Institute. Nearly 100 healthcare administrators and radiology professionals from more than 30 area hospitals attended the program. Keynote presenter, William Hendee, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, and ECRI Institute medical physicists, Jason Launders, MSc, and Rohit Inamdar, MSc, provided background on safety issues and identified strategies to protect patients from radiation overexposure.

"CT provides precise images and tremendous benefits to patients. But, neglecting the radiation dose will, without a doubt, lead to unnecessary and unwanted consequences," advised Launders, Senior Project Officer, ECRI Institute, and nationally-recognized speaker on imaging safety.

Participating facilities will take a confidential patient safety survey to assess CT scanning services at the start of the program as a baseline and again at the end to assess improvement. The program
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