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Diagnostic Imaging Standards

August 10, 2015

The Joint Commission updated diagnostic imaging requirements for the hospital and ambulatory care programs. Changes went into effect July 1, 2015. The new requirements address: Imaging equipment testing and maintenance Annual education for staff supporting CT and MRI services Minimum qualifications for medical physicists Managing MRI safety risks Data collection on MRI incidents and CT radiation dose data CT protocol management Documentation of CT radiation dose.