Today, experts in radiology do not share a common vision of what quality means. Hospitals and referring physicians take for granted that the radiology interpretations they rely upon are accurate; however, the data suggests that all radiologists - even very good ones - make diagnostic errors every day in their practices.
In order to make radiology quality better, we must implement programs that encourage reporting, increase accountability and effectively identify the types of predictable human errors that can be avoided through the introduction of system-level improvements. The principle, which is simple, is that physicians with better tools will make fewer mistakes.
Improving quality has been at the core of Radisphere’s mission since the beginning and Radisphere has a Quality Program that is unparalleled in the industry. The Radisphere Quality Program is specifically focused on:
Radisphere has been recognized for its unmatched quality in radiology, most recently in the KLAS report entitled, “Teleradiology Services 2011: Times are Changing,” in which Radisphere received the highest marks for report quality.