Case studies demonstrating a wide range of strategies used to promote adherence to evidence-based care — build upon or adapt one these ideas.
Ahead of the Curve
Early adopters of CDS at Einstein Healthcare Network deliver more appropriate imaging and help ordering physicians prepare for PAMA’s impact on reimbursement.
Texas physicians at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas create EHR pop-up alert system to improve care for patients with deep vein thrombosis.
Radiologists at Lakeland Health in St. Joseph, Mich., implement a radiation safety program to encourage referring clinicians to order fewer CT scans for at-risk patients.
Order and Unity
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center organizes a radiology utilization conference to educate non-radiology clinical staff on appropriate image ordering procedures.
Narrowing Down Nodules
Greensboro Radiology realizes improved thyroid nodule management with ACR TI-RADS and reduces unnecessary biopsies.
“We did not anticipate the bolstering of relationships and mutual respect we spawned from a face-to-face meeting with our clinical referrers while sharing information on appropriate use criteria.”
Christie M. Malayil Lincoln, MD
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2017 Imaging 3.0 Champion
“This is your opportunity to share in experiences of leading change in radiology practice and gain insight into how others have been successful in reducing low-value care.”
Case studies demonstrating collaboration with referring providers to improve evidence-based care using the R-SCAN tools and resources — use R-SCAN™ or other innovative strategies for a project to promote improved communication around value-based care
Using ACR’s new CDS R-SCAN Registry interactive report, New York City’s Jamaica Hospital significantly improves high-value CT imaging in the ED.
Engaging the Physician
Baylor Collegee乐彩app官方下载旧版 of Medicine radiologists collaborate with family medicine clinics to enhance imaging appropriateness of lumbar spine orders.
Partners in Quality
Radiologists and ED physicians affiliated with Main Line Health achieve a 45 percent improvement in appropriate CT ordering for PE.
Backed by Guidance
Hershey Medical Center’s R-SCAN project decreases inappropriate low back pain imaging and utilization in the emergency department.
Homing in on Quality
Asheville Radiology Associates in rural western North Carolina are strengthening their relationships with local physicians and reducing inappropriate imaging via R-SCAN.
The Benefits of Collaboration
Baylor Collegee乐彩app官方下载旧版 of Medicine radiologists and emergency department physicians collaborate on an R-SCAN project — successfully reducing unnecessary imaging by 52 percent.
Ordering Done Right
A nurse practitioner affiliated with the Veterans Affairs Health System in Indiana uses R-SCAN as an educational tool to improve nuclear stress test ordering by 27 percent.