Training Radiology Residents to be Stewards in Healthcare Value

Matthew D. Alvin, Karen M Horton, Pamela Johnson

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Abstract

Medical imaging procedures have become a national target in the campaign to reduce wasteful practices. At a minimum, radiology residency programs must integrate high-value curricula and train residents to practice in accordance with value-based principles and new healthcare policy. A greater portion of radiology resident education needs to be devoted to appropriateness education and consultancy training. Ideally, radiology training programs will instill in residents the importance of embracing the movement and leading the change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAcademic Radiology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Sep 4 2016

Keywords

  • High value practice
  • Quality improvement
  • Resident education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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