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WKUHS AAAHC Accreditation : Diagnostic & Other Imaging Services

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I.D. Chapter Evidence Notes

13.A 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services 

Radiology Services

 WKUHS offers digital x-rays to patients.

13.B 

 Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 

 13.B.1

 Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

X-rays are given based on a provider's examination of the patient or review of patient's complaints.

 13.B.2

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services 

Radiology Services

 All x-rays are over read by WKDI.

 13.B.3

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services 

Radiology Services

Records related to imaging services provided by WKUHS are documented in the patient's medical record. 

 13.B.4

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services 

Radiology Services

 Adequate space is provided for x-ray services.

13.C 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 X-rays are performed by licensed, credentialed  and privileged radiology techs.

 13.C.1

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.C

 13.C.2

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.C

 13.C.3

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

The Radiation Safety Program provides additional safety training and expsure monitoring provided by EHS.

13.D 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 

 13.D.1

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 WKUHS provides digital x-rays, eliminating the need for  the chemical processing of film.

13.D.2 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 

 13.D.3

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

A variety of shields are available for patients receiving x-rays.

13.D.4 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.C.3

13.D.5 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.C.3

 13.D.6

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.C.3 and 13.D.1

13.D.7 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.C.3

13.E 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 Warning signs are placed in and near the area used for x-ray services.Lit signs are used to designate when the area is in use.

 13.E.1

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.E

13.F 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 X-rays are ordered in the EHR and the patient is asked to verify location prior to x-ray.

 13.G

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.B.2

 13.H

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.B.3

13.I 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 Imaging services are provided under the direction of WKUHS's medical director.

13.J 

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.B.1

 13.K

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 See 13.B.3

 13.L

Diagnostic and Other Imaging Services

Radiology Services

 

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