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Best Practices in Mammography

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Best Practices in Mammography

Time: June 26, 2010 all day
Location: Hilton Palm Springs
Street: 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
City/Town: Palm Springs, CA 92262
Event Type: best, practices, in, mammography
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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Best Practices in Mammography
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Palm Springs, CA

MEETING SPONSOR:

Advanced Health Education Center
8502 Tybor Drive
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 800-239-1361
713-772-0157
Website: http://aheconline.com

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Hilton Palm Springs
400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

MEETING BROCHURE:
To view and print the meeting brochure, click here:
http://http://store.aheconline.com/DisplayDetail.aspx?pid=4880

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
MQSA has moved the mammography procedure from a routine exam to the most visible procedure in imaging. In no other imaging modality can the consequences for non-compliance of quality standards result in serious legal consequences for the facility and the mammographer. It’s enough to keep you up at night: MQSA and the changing healthcare environment have “raised the bar” on quality issues and mammography programs are setting the example for the inevitable accreditation all other imaging modalities. New responsibilities call for new strategies in problem solving, quality assurance and documentation. Quality management terminology, trends and measurement will become the future “tool box” of the mammographer. The use of clinical data and patient demographics to measure the performance of the mammography practice is the next “strongly recommended” step in moving the mammography program forward. This is a course you are sure to want to add to your toolbox!

Course Topics
• Current Issues & Hot Topics
• Mammography: The Public Procedure
- Psycho-Social
- Political
- Financial
• Measuring Patient Outcomes
- What’s required/What’s not
- Why Bother
- Terminology & Benchmarks
- What the experts Say
- Clinical Practice Guidelines
- Customizing Your Mammography Audit
• HIPAA & MQSA

INSTRUCTORS:
Hoosier

CME HOURS: 8

LECTURE TOPICS:
not listed

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