Welcome to the International Radiology Quality Network. (IRQN)
IRQN was formed in March 2002. It's purpose is to promote quality in radiology through collaboration, experience sharing and mutual assistance.
The IRQN is interested in matters related to the elements fundamental to the delivery of quality radiology services, the promotion of evidence-based and appropriate utilisation of radiology, the processes relating to quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement and practice accreditation.
The members of the network meet annually and communicate by email regularly between face-to-face meetings.
3rd Virtual Congress from the International Society of Radiology
Following the successful Congresses held in 2007 and 2009, the
International Society of Radiology will launch the 3rd Virtual
Congress in April 2011. This Congress will adopt a similar format
used in the previous Congresses.
The presentations will fall into three categories:
To find out more and register
Participation is FREE!
The International Radiology Quality Network wishes to acknowledge the generous support provided by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists since its formation, including the development and maintenance of this new website.
A team of IRQN Referral Guidelines Working Group members were
invited to a WHO consultancy on “Referral Guidelines for Appropriate
Use of Radiation Imaging” in its Geneva HQ during March 2010. The
35 invited experts from 19 countries representing 23 international,
regional and national agencies and professional organizations have
agreed to collaborate and work towards the common objective and
develop a common set of referral guidelines on an appropriate use of
diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures. The experts also
agreed that it was feasible to conduct an international project to
achieve this goal… More here
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