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Cardiothoracic Imaging Guidelines in Quality Improvement

Kirsch, Jacobo MD*; Vargas, Daniel MD

Journal of Thoracic Imaging:
doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000102
Symposium Review Articles

The goal of this review article is to highlight the appropriateness criteria programs available to clinicians, to review the current state of decision-support systems for imaging, and to briefly review the accreditation requirements currently in place in cardiothoracic imaging.

Author Information

*Imaging Institute, Cardiothoracic Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL

Department of Radiology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, CO

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence to: Jacobo Kirsch, MD, Imaging Institute, Cardiothoracic Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, 33331, FL (e-mail:

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins