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EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital

Posted November 13, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the radiology department of the Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital (Sofia, BG) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in September 2018. The hospital is the first Bulgarian EuroSafe Imaging Star and we look forward to expaning our network in Bulgaria in the next few months.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


Join our next webinar – Clinical Hybrid Imaging: Radiation Issues

Posted November 9, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging is pleased to announce another free webinar organised together with the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients (RPOP) Unit and the European Society for Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging (ESHIMT). It is scheduled for December 10, 2018, at 15:00 (CET). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about radiation issues in clinical hybrid imaging! Find out more here.


Celebrate the International Day of Radiology 2018 with us

Posted November 8, 2018

Today, the 7th International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is celebrated! All over the world people join us in celebrating Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s invention, the incredible developments that have been made since, and the important role imaging plays in healthcare and patient safety today. This year the IDoR is focusing on cardiac imaging.

As in previous years, a dedicated IDoR book has been published: The HEART revealed. Radiology in the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Conditions. EuroSafe Imaging has contributed an article on Influence of Protocol Optimisation on Radiation Exposure in Cardiac Imaging written by Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn and Dr. Maria Glazkova. It is available here.

Further information about IDoR, and the complete book are available here.

 

 


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Konstantopoulio General Hospital

Posted October 22, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the Konstantopoulio General Hospital (Nea Ionia-Athens, GR) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in October 2018. So far, three Greek centres have been awarded with 5 Stars and we look forward to welcoming more imaging centres from Greece to our Stars network.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


EuroSafe Imaging meets AfroSafe at JFR

Posted October 19, 2018

The Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) were held in Paris from October 12-15, 2018. On this occasion, Prof. Guy Frija, chair of EuroSafe Imaging, met with Prof. Boudjema Mansouri and Prof. Hassen Gharbi from the AfroSafe initiative to discuss joint activities to strenghten medical radiation protection in Africa.

(Prof. Mansouri, Prof. Frija, Prof. Gharbi)


New Tips & Tricks online

Posted October 16, 2018

The Ask EuroSafe Imaging initiative has published two new Tips & Tricks editions dedicated to automatic exposure control and radiation protection of pregnant patients in interventional radiology.

The Tips & Tricks editions published in 2017 focusing on CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging have been accredited by the Austrian Medical Chamber. Take a look at the Tips & Tricks, take the questionnaires afterwards on the ESR’s e-learning platform Education on Demand and earn 2-3 e-CME points. New Tips & Tricks presentations are added regularly.


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Necker Enfants Malades University Hospital

Posted October 5, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the Necker Enfants Malades University Hospital, Pediatric and Adult Radiology (Paris, FR) as 5-Star departments to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in September 2018.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.

 


IAEA Technical Meeting on Safety Culture in Medical Uses of Radiology

Posted October 3, 2018

The IAEA organised a Technical Meeting on Safety Culture in Medical Uses of Radiology at its headquarters in Vienna on October 1-3, 2018. Prof. M. Rehani, meeting chair, indicated in his opening speech the difference between radiation safety and radiation safety culture, and emphasised that it is crucial to ‚make people do the right thing‘. Prof. F. Kainberger presented EuroSafe Imaging’s activities to strengthen the safety culture, focusing in particular on the educational activities and announcing the development of a EuroSafe Imaging radiation protection course.

 


EuroSafe Imaging at the CIRSE 2018 Radiation Protection Pavilion

Posted October 2, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging participated in the fifth Radiation Protection Pavilion at the CIRSE Annual Meeting held from 22-25 September 2018 in Lisbon/PT with a dedicated booth to provide information on EuroSafe Imaging’s ongoing activities in medical radiation protection. Moreover, Prof. W. Jaschke (member of the ESR Radiation Protection Subcommittee and the EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee) gave a talk in the pavilion on clinical diagnostic reference levels, focusing in particular on the EUCLID project (European Study on Clinical Diagnostic Reference Levels for X-ray Medical Imaging).


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Karolinska University Hospital

Posted October 2, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the Karolinska University Hospital (Stockholm, SE) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in September 2018.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.