Patient Care and Research

ASTRO White Paper on Enhancing the Role of Case-Oriented Peer Review to Improve Quality and Safety in Radiation Oncology

Published: 2013

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This white paper summarizes many of the areas throughout radiation therapy that may benefit from the application of peer review. It examines current recommendations and work on peer review in radiation oncology and describes the role and importance of peer review as part of quality management. It also discusses traditional approaches to peer review and possible targets for peer review for physicians, dosimetrists, physicists and radiation therapists, as well as how to prioritize these potential areas for peer review. Last, it provides guidance for implementing effective peer review.

Endorsed by:

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • American Association of Medical Dosimetrists
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologist

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