Emergency Services (Revised 12-12-19)
Modified on: Fri, 13 Dec, 2019 at 3:27 PM
ES 1.0 - Emergency Services
Standard: If the facility provides emergency services, diagnostic imaging services should be organized and integrated with the emergency department under the direction of the radiology department head.
Elements of Compliance:
ES 1.0 The facility should have a documented policy for providing ED imaging services including adequate radiology staffing/coverage, both physicians and technologists.
ES 1.1 The facility should have a documented policy for the monitoring of unstable patients in the diagnostic imaging area.
ES 1.2 Emergency department imaging should have a policy for transfer of images and diagnostic imaging reports done within the ED.
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