The work of Drs. Christina Brunnquell, Greg Avey, and Tim Szczykutowicz on the time efficiency of CT imaging of acute stroke at UW was featured this month in an article for the journal Applied Radiology. Their study, published in February in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, analyzed the amount of time it took to complete CT imaging of stroke patients in an effort to quantitatively assess the effectiveness of existing policies and workflows and find improvements. The findings proved effective several recent policy changes but also drew attention to differences based on technologists’ experience and the type of campus (main or satellite facility).
The full article can be read at appliedradiology.com