March/april 2013 • VoluMe 35: 2
Quality Improvement Related to
Radiation Safety of Chest Radiography
in the NICU
By Bradford J. Hellwig, BS, RT(R)(N), CNMT, CRA and
Beth Wilson, AAS, RT(R)
This article discusses radiation safety and radiographic quality management, continual
quality improvement processes, and management review over a three year period.
New HIPAA Rules: A Guide for
By Adrienne Dresevic, Esq and Clinton Mikel, Esq
The HIPAA Megarule will require revisions to Notice of Privacy Practices, changes to business associate agreements, revisions to HIPAA privacy and security policies and procedures, and an overall assessment of HIPAA compliance.
Effective Radiology Dashboards:
Key Research Findings
By Mahtab Karami, Reza Safdari, and Azin Rahimi
Information in the radiology department has a different data structure and is gathered from
different data sources. A well defined and comprehensive dashboard can be an effective
tool to enhance performance.
58 Index to Advertisers
Patient Satisfaction in Imaging Services
By Edward R. Raven, Jr, RT(R)(CV), MBA and Lisa A. Tine, RT(R), MBA
This article is a brief summary of the use of patient satisfaction surveys in the imaging
services department in a major hospital in Long Island, New York.
59 The Marketplace