Physician Resources for Patient- & Family-Centered Care

The ACR is committed to helping you improve the patient experience. Explore materials to enhance your understanding of — and participation in — new practice and payment models and help you provide more patient- and family-centered care.

PFCC Toolkit Introductory Video


Radiologist's Toolkit for Patient- and Family-Centered Care

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Want to become more patient- and family-centered in your practice?

The Radiologist’s Toolkit for Patient- and Family-Centered Care offers practice-specific online resources to help radiologists enhance patient-engagement skills and offer more patient-centered care.

The ACR Appropriateness Criteria are now connecting with a larger patient audience via JACR Patient-Friendly Summaries. This peer-reviewed resource connects a patient with a physician to explain situation-specific imaging in lay terms.

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News from the ACR


Journal Articles


Websites on Patient- and Family-Centered Care


Imaging 3.0

Imaging30

Imaging 3.0 offers a roadmap to transition the practice of radiology from volume-based to value-based imaging care.

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Resident Communication Curriculum



Get the tools you need to train your residents and fellows to communicate with patients, families and physicians.

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