september/october 2012 • Volume 34: 5
The Process of Purchasing a Motorized
By Sheila Duvall
With the implementation of an MHV for mammography services, Kaiser Foundation Health
Plan of Colorado wanted to make it more convenient to get screened for breast cancer, as
well as improve Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) scores.
Radiology Equipment Maintenance and
Contract Procurement in the UK
By Christopher J. Wright
Comprehensive style contracts are dominant largely due to their ease of use and the
potential to control budgetary costs, but costs are high. Creative procurement solutions
can offer better value.
54 Index to Advertisers
Flight Data Recorder for Interventional Radiology
By James R. Duncan, MD, PhD, Mandie Street, RT, Melissa Fitzpatrick,
RT, and Christian Salinas, MD
To test process improvement strategies, including timeout performance and optimizing
radiation use, a recording system in a new pediatric interventional radiology suite was
installed modeled after the flight data recorders found in modern aviation.
55 The Marketplace
Management Styles and Motivation
By Dana Ann Shearer
A manager’s leadership style influences motivation, morale, and retention. Leaders are
influenced by their own educational development and the organizational culture, which
has an impact on their styles.