CT Dose Management Services

Bringing services and technology together to optimize CT dosing

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    Philips and West Physics® team up to maximize your dose tracking software data


    Philips works with West Physics® consultants to offer comprehensive, turn-key CT radiation dose optimization programs to facilitate compliance with dose management requirements and to support your patient safety initiatives.

     

    West Physics will use the data from your DoseWise Portal—or other vendor dose tracking software— to optimize radiation dose using their deep expertise and experience in patient dosimetry.

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    Top CT Dose Management features:

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    Ensures excellent quality images using low dose
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    Services provided through a single vendor using one Philips point of contact 
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    Pairs Philips’ OEM experts and technology with diagnostic medical physicists
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    Services compatible with third-party, non-DoseWise software
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    Conveniently bundled with your DoseWise Portal subscription 
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    West Physics® experts in radiation dosimetry who are trained in DoseWise software

    Offerings based on customer needs


    We offer three tiers of professional medical physicist support to help any size facility achieve CT dose management goals. Service programs are designed to suit your needs, whether you have an established radiation safety program or need to have one created.

    Premium
    Dose Management Program


    A completely turn-key Joint Commission-compliant Dose Management Program, including equipment testing, dose tracking and analysis and oversight of all functions of the dose management program.

    Full
    Dose Management Program


    An efficient Joint Commission-compliant CT equipment testing and patient dose management solution, including management of your dose tracking software, with some elements of the dose management program managed yourself.

    Basic
    Dose Management Program


    For facilities that already have a medical physicist performing annual equipment testing services and need help properly setting up and managing your dose tracking software.

    What’s included in all programs:

     

    • Protocol reviews and optimization
    • Current performance evaluation against industry benchmarks
    • Tests of CT scanners for accuracy against the stated dose output
    • Establishing and set up of dose alert levels
    • Training for staff

    Services that consistently prove their value

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    A compliant and effective dose management program
    Proactive needs
    Interventions that optimize radiation protection for patients in the long-term
    Predictive needs
    Annual onsite assessments to stay on track

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    Dose Management Program

    Three tiers of service

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    Full

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    CT dose testing for 4 commonly used CT protocols
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    Set up individual dose tracking analysis & report system
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    Join annual CT Protocol Review Committee Meeting
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    Ongoing remote consultation (up to 8 hours annually per facility) by phone, email or video conference to answer questions, respond to dose alerts or help refine protocols
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    Comparisons with national indexes, industry averages and benchmarks
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    Performance evaluation to meet local/JC standards
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    Review facility policies & procedures for compliance with accreditation standards; assist with changes
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    On-site CT tech training for dose management; adjustments during the year with certificate
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    Certification that facility exercises dose reduction mechanisms, meets standards and has been reviewed by experts
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    Use patient data to set dose index ranges for 10 commonly used protocols and set up dose alert levels for the 10
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    Patient dose management education materials you can use/modify
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    JC and ACR-compliant CT protocol books with best practices examples
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    6-month on-site: review records and alert histories, refine dose action levels and, if possible, lower doses; conduct Q&A; training check-up