Accession Number : ADA185673

Title :   A Study to Determine the Best Policy Concerning Release of Radiographs Outside the Department of Radiology at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis Jul 76-Apr 77,

Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s) : Beringer, George R

PDF Url : ADA185673

Report Date : 26 Apr 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : This study examines a hospitals policies and procedures for the release of radiographs from the department of radiology to hospital personnel. The radiograph release policy is important because problems and conflicts that result from the policy have historically hindered physicians patient care practices. The author explains the current system, reviews other alternatives, list the advantages and disadvantages, then makes recommendations to improve the system. Keywords: Hospital administration, Radiology, Files, X ray photography, Medical services, Theses.

Descriptors :   *HOSPITALS, *POLICIES, *RADIOGRAPHY, *X RAY PHOTOGRAPHY, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, INDEX TERMS, MANAGEMENT, MEDICAL SERVICES, PATIENTS, PERSONNEL, PHYSICIANS, RADIOLOGY, RELEASE, TEXAS, THESES, FILES(RECORDS)

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE