Proposed TJC Standards Revision that Relate to Fluoroscopy and CT Services

The Joint Commission is revising standards to better address risks related to the provision of fluoroscopy and CT in the Ambulatory Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, and Office-Based Surgery accreditation programs. The open comment period ended in April and the final revisions are forthcoming. The changes reflect The Joint Commission commitment to implementing Element(s) of Performance that supports the National Patient Safety Goals. In HR.01.05.03 … Continue reading Proposed TJC Standards Revision that Relate to Fluoroscopy and CT Services

What is the Correct Placement Method for Radiography Markers?

Some of the latest chatter via Rad Tech communities have been directed at how we do our work.  I have always found this topic to be extremely interesting.  There are many rad techs who will insist that their method is correct.  After all, they have been doing it that way since they entered the field.  The question begs an answer.  Whose job is it to … Continue reading What is the Correct Placement Method for Radiography Markers?