Continuous Quality Improvement: Radiation Oncology (Revised 12-12-19)
Modified on: Fri, 13 Dec, 2019 at 11:55 AM
The Medical Director of Radiation Oncology will be responsible for the institution and ongoing supervision of the continuous quality improvement program. Elements of the program include the following:
Chart review is required and should include cases in which there is a variation from the prescription of greater than 10% of the intended total dose, new modalities or techniques, and charts in which an incident report is filed
Morbidity and mortality review
Review of internal outcome studies (patient related to post-treatment issues, i.e., side effects, quality of life) which include radiation oncology patients
Focus studies (Facility Practice Improvement- department improvement activities/projects that are measured)
Individual physician/physicist peer review (AAPM TG-103 for solo physicist only)
Patient satisfaction surveys
New patient conferences
Port film/image review
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