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Save the date: Free webinar in Russian on December 5

Posted November 21, 2017

 

Бесплатный вебинар о рекомендациях  по обращению с медицинскими изображениями и программном обеспечении для поддержки принятия клинических решений

Европейское Радиологическое общество (ESR) и Eurosafe Imaging рады сообщить о новом вебинаре, организованном совместно с МАГАТЭ, подразделением по радиационной защите пациентов  (IAEA). Вебинар „Рекомендации по обращению с медицинскими изображениями и программное обеспечение для поддержки принятия клинических решений – правильное исследование с первого раза“ запланирован на вторник, 5 декабря, 2017, 15.00 МСК (13.00 CET). Не пропустите возможность узнать больше о рекомендациях по обращению с медицинскими изображениями и программном обеспечении для поддержки принятия клинических решений. Больше информации здесь.

Free Webinar on Imaging Referral Guidelines and Clinical Decision Support (in Russian)
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the EuroSafe Imaging campaign are pleased to announce another free webinar organised together with the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit. The webinar on “Imaging referral guidelines and clinical decision support – The right test the first time” is scheduled for Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 15:00 MSK (13:00 CET). It will be held in Russian. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about imaging referral guidelines and clinical decision support! Find out more here.

 


IAEA Regional Workshop on Justification and Appropriate Use of Imaging

Posted November 20, 2017

From October 26-28, 2017, an IAEA Regional Workshop on Justification and Appropriate Use of Imaging was held in Zagreb, Croatia. Co-organised by the ESR and hosted by ESR 2nd Vice-President Prof. Boris Brkljačić, the workshop was attended by radiologists and officials from 18 European countries. Read more here.


Thank you for your participation!

Posted November 7, 2017

Thanks to all of you who joined us for the EuroSafe Imaging webinar on Clinical Decision Support jointly organised with the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit. The recorded broadcast is available here.

Stay tuned for info on future webinars!


Join the EuroSafe Imaging Stars network

Posted October 31, 2017

EuroSafe Imaging is pleased to invite imaging departments worldwide to join the network of EuroSafe Imaging Stars committed to best practice in medical radiation protection.

Find out more about the EuroSafe Imaging Stars, in particular about the application process and self-evaluation criteria here.

We look forward to your applications!


Webinar: Medical Training and Professional Development for Patient Safety

Posted October 31, 2017

The ESR and EuroSafe Imaging are pleased to announce a live webinar on Medical Training and Professional Development for Patient Safety in the EU: Discussion on enhancing medical education.

The EU Health Policy Platform will host this 45-minute webinar on November 7, 2017, at 15:00 CET. Prof. Katrine Riklund, ESR Past-President, will present a revised version of the Joint Statement on Medical Training and Professional Development for Patient Safety. The floor will then be open for participants to interact, discuss the revisions and provide comments to the Joint Statement. Further details and registration here.


Marie Sklodowska-Curie: 150th birthday on November 7

Posted October 30, 2017

Winning Nobel Prizes in both physics and chemistry, Marie Sklodowska-Curie paved the way for nuclear physics, chemistry as well as radiobiology and cancer therapy. November 7, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Marie Sklodowska-Curie’s birth. Celebrations will be organised worldwide, e.g. by the the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN).


Celebrate the International Day of Radiology on November 8 with us!

Posted October 30, 2017

The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) will be celebrated for the sixth time on November 8, this year focusing on emergency radiology. Emergency radiology has been chosen as the main theme of the day, to highlight the essential role that radiologists play in the emergency room increasing the quality of care and treatment of patients. As previously, also a dedicated book was published: HELP. Emergency Medical Imaging

IDoR is an initiative by the European Society of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America and the American College of Radiology. Go to internationaldayofradiology.com for more information.

 


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.