The Effect of Faster Reporting Speed for Imaging Studies on the Number of Misses and Interpretation Errors: A Pilot Study
Approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Credits awarded for this enduring activity are designated "SA-CME" by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and qualify toward fulfilling requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment.
ACR Members are encouraged to successfully complete this FREE online, journal-based, reading activity to receive CME credits. ACR Members will NOT be charged, but must go through the shopping cart, click SUBMIT ORDER, and then open the "My Learning Dashboard" page and click on "My Pending Activities" to access the activity.
This journal-based activity presents current content to encourage readers to think critically about issues in radiology and the broader field of medicine; to provide radiologists insight into improved practice and management techniques that will improve their practices; and to encourage radiologists’ participation in practice management, organizational, and policy-related activities. Readers complete the activity by reading a peer-reviewed article, reviewing references, and then responding to a minimum of five self-assessment questions online.
Upon completion of this activity, the reader will be able to:
- Identify effects of faster reporting speed of imaging studies on the number of misses and interpretation errors.
- Inform radiologists and other medical practices of a possible strong impact on the quality of patient care.
- Demonstrate that employment models which emphasize radiologist productivity as a primary metric may affect the quality of patient care.
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Radiology designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Released: 5/15/2015 CME Expires: 5/14/2018
Hardware/Software Requirements for Online Claiming
This web-based CME activity requires a version 4.x web browser or newer and is best experienced using a current generation browser such as Internet Explorer 5.5/6.0 or newer. The required reading materials can be viewed online using Adobe® Reader® available at http://www.adobe.com/.
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J Am Coll Radiol 2015;-:---. Copyright © 2015 American College of Radiology