The primary mission of the radiology/imaging departments is to assist primary and specialty care physicians by providing diagnostic information resulting from high quality studies, and interpretative reports that are accurate and timely.
The imaging departments will meet the needs and expectations of its customers through a commitment to continuous improvements and innovations. To achieve these goals, the departments will:
- Maintain facilities equipped with imaging devices that produce information that accurately reflects the state of the patient.
- Emphasize service and compassion for its patients.
- Strive to remain in the vanguard of the imaging professions through education and training.
- Monitor quality indicators to identify opportunities for improvement.
Recognized standards and guidelines for practice
The radiology/imaging departments adhere to standards of practice as delineated by the following organizations: