Predictors of Delayed Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories: An Analysis of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Accreditation
  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Education, Medical, Continuing
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Laboratories, Hospital
  • Societies, Medical

abstract

  • Accreditation is delayed for a majority of facilities seeking Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Echocardiography accreditation because of major deficiencies or noncompliance. By focusing on staff continuing medical education, adoption and implementation of standard imaging protocols, ensuring acceptable image quality, using standards in reporting, and implementing quality improvement programs, echocardiography facility performance and quality as compared with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Echocardiography standards may be improved.

publication date

  • September 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.echo.2015.05.003

PubMed ID

  • 26087758

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1062

end page

  • 9.e7

volume

  • 28

number

  • 9