Save the date: Webinar on CDS on November 2
Posted September 7, 2017
EuroSafe Imaging and the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit are pleased to announce their next jointly organised free webinar on Clinical Decision Support on November 2, 2017 at 15:00 CET. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about CDS, imaging referral guidelines and ESR iGuide from two former ESR presidents, Prof. Guy Frija and Prof. Lluis Donoso.
Click here for further details on this webinar.
Basic Safety Standards – Most relevant changes for medical imaging
Posted October 10, 2017
Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom is laying down basic safety standards against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation. The new BSS Directive introduces and changes a number of requirements that affect healthcare professionals in radiology. Read more about the most relevant changes for medical imaging here.
EuroSafe Imaging at the CIRSE 2017 Radiation Protection Pavilion
Posted September 26, 2017
EuroSafe Imaging participated in the fourth Radiation Protection Pavilion at the CIRSE Annual Meeting held from 16-20 September 2017 in Copenhagen/DK 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 EuroSafe Imaging’s activities to establish and promote clinical DRLs, which is one of EuroSafe Imaging’s main focus areas in 2017 and 2018.
(Photo kindly provided by CIRSE)
Activities and Achievements
Posted September 7, 2017
EuroSafe Imaging is continuing its efforts to raise awareness on medical radiation protection issues and to promote quality and safety in medical imaging! Learn more about EuroSafe Imaging’s recent achievements and main focus areas in 2017 and 2018 here.
Thank you for your participation!
Posted July 30, 2017
Thanks to all of you who joined us for the EuroSafe Imaging webinar on Tips and Tricks in CT jointly organised with the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit. The recorded broadcast is available here.
Stay tuned for info on future webinars!
New project launched: EUCLID
Posted July 28, 2017
The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are pleased to announce the launch of the European Commission tender project EUCLID – European Study on Clinical Diagnostic Reference Levels for X-ray Medical Imaging.
The 33-month project aims at advancing the optimisation of radiation protection of patients in Europe. It will provide up-to-date clinical DRLs for the, from a radiation protection perspective, most important x-ray imaging tasks in Europe. Learn more about the project here.
New Tips & Tricks published
Posted July 12, 2017
Tips & Tricks provide concise information and learning material for professionals and patients in the areas of CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging. Take a look at the newest Tips & Tricks focusing on the use of Diagnostic Reference Levels in CT, eye protection in interventional procedures and radiation protection of children in fluoroscopy.
Earn e-CME points for EuroSafe Imaging Tips & Tricks
Posted July 5, 2017
The EuroSafe Imaging Tips & Tricks editions from 2016 focusing on CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging have recently been successfully accredited by the Austrian Medical Chamber.
Take a look at the Tips & Tricks, take the questionnaires afterwards on ESR’s e-learning platform Education on Demand and earn 2 e-CME points.
Portuguese and Spanish translations of checklist ‘Managing a safe CT service‘
Posted June 2, 2017
We are pleased to announce the publication of the EuroSafe Imaging Checklist ‘Managing a safe CT service’ in Portuguese and Spanish. This checklist has been developed to aid radiologists, radiographers and other professionals in providing safe CT services to patients. It details the most important aspects of workflow management and dealing with patients, as well as self-assessment questions for CT radiographers and imaging departments.
Access the checklist here – English, Portuguese & Spanish versions available.
Third WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices
Posted May 31, 2017
The Third WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices was held in Geneva/CH on 10-12 May 2017. Among others, it focused on sharing evidence of best practices and achievements in the field, demonstrating development and use of innovative, appropriate and affordable technologies to respond to global health priorities, and discussing challenges. The International Society of Radiology (ISR), represented by Prof. G. Frija, chair of EuroSafe Imaging and co-chair of ISRQSA, hosted a workshop on ‘Medical Imaging Equipment: Global Plan For Improvement’ in which the importance of developing regional campaigns such as EuroSafe Imaging, Image Gently, AfroSafe, ArabSafe, etc. was emphasised. Read more here and take a look at the poster presented at the conference here.