RadSite,™ a leading accrediting organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, announced today the appointment of Patrick Browning, MD, as its Chief Medical Officer. In his new role, Dr. Browning will help oversee RadSite’s quality-benchmarking programs, support several key committees, and assist in the development of new accreditation standards.
“Dr. Browning brings to RadSite a tremendous background in the practice of advanced diagnostic imaging, as well as his forward-thinking approach to optimizing quality benchmarks and leveraging technology,” notes Garry Carneal, JD, RadSite’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “He is a dynamic and innovative thinker who promotes patient-safety and evidence-based standards in imaging.”
“I am excited to join the RadSite team. RadSite is uniquely positioned as an independent accreditation agency to promote meaningful outcomes that benefit a wide range of stakeholders,” said Browning. “Among other activities, RadSite is now working with payers, such as the National Alliance for Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions, and provider groups, like the Radiology Society of North America, to promote the next generation of performance-driven standards. I am looking forward to being part of that effort.”
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In addition to his work with RadSite, Dr. Browning will remain in active practice as the Northern California Medical Director of Open Systems Imaging. Previously, he served as the Vice President and Medical Director of Specialty Services at Magellan Health. To view his full biography, click here.
RadSite is one of just four organizations recognized by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer advanced diagnostic imaging accreditation.
Founded in 2005, RadSite’s mission is to promote quality-based practices for imaging systems across the U.S. and its territories. RadSite is recognized by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an official accreditation organization under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008. RadSite’s programs help assess, track, and report imaging trends in an effort to enhance imaging procedures and outcomes. RadSite also offers educational programs, publishes issue briefs, and underwrites research on a complimentary basis to raise awareness of patient safety issues and to promote best practices. The organization is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide range of volunteers to ensure transparency and accountability. Back to HCB News