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  • RADcares

  • The Radiology Cares™ campaign is designed to help radiology professionals become more comfortable interacting directly with their patients, and to help patients become more comfortable with their radiology experiences. Direct communication between radiologists and patients is essential to improving patients’ awareness of the integral role radiologists play in their overall healthcare. Even more importantly, direct interactions with radiologists will enhance patients’ understanding and comfort with the tests and procedures they are undergoing. Ultimately, this will allow patients to make better decisions about their healthcare. 
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    Vision
    Patients are the primary focus of radiologic care.   

    Mission
    The Radiology Cares campaign mission is to encourage and facilitate radiologists’ meaningful engagement in the patient experience. 

    Goals
    To promote: 

    • Alignment of radiology practice with patients’ needs and best interests. 
    • Optimal patient experience throughout the continuum of their radiologic care.  
    • Effective communications with patients and other healthcare providers, thus empowering patients to make informed decisions regarding their medical care. 

    Tenets
    Radiology professionals: 

    • Care for and about our patients. 
    • Treat every patient as we would a neighbor, friend or family member. 
    • See the patient behind the image. 
    • Align radiologic practice to serve our patients’ best interest. 
     
  • Video "Radiology Cares: Patient Stories"

  • Radiology Cares: Patient Stories 

    Download or link to our “Patient Stories” video to help you communicate how patient-centered radiology can positively impact patients’ lives. Shorter versions of the video (3 minutes and 4 minutes) are available upon request at RadiologyCares@rsna.org.

  • Resources

  • Use resources from these toolkits to learn how to become more patient-centered in your practice, to encourage your colleagues to join the movement and to improve awareness of radiologists’ essential role in the patient care continuum. 

     
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    Educational Toolkit

    Your index to resources about the movement to become patient centered from experts, scientific journals, medical trade publications, mainstream consumer media and videos.

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    Presentation Toolkit

    Customizable PowerPoint presentation decks to help you convey the importance of radiologists being patient centered to your colleagues and communities.

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    RadiologyInfo.org

    Direct your patients to RadiologyInfo.org for information on more than 135 procedures, exams and disease topics covering diagnostic and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation therapy.

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    Contact

    RadiologyCares@rsna.org with your questions/comments about Radiology Cares or to share your patient-centered radiology activities.

  • No medical advice or referrals
    The information posted on RSNA’s website should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified radiologic professional. The RSNA does not answer specific medical questions or refer people to a particular radiologic professional.

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Discounted Dues: Eligible North American Countries 
Belize
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatamala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Netherlands Antilles
Nicaragua
Panama
St.Lucia
St. Vincent & Grenadines
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Afghanistan   Grenada   Pakistan
Albania   Guatemala   Papua New Guinea
Algeria   Guinea   Paraguay
Angola   Guinea-Bissau   Peru
Armenia   Guyana   Phillippines
Azerbaijan   Haiti   Rwanda
Bangladesh   Honduras   Samoa
Belarus   India   Sao Tome & Principe
Belize   Indonesia   Senegal
Benin   Iran   Serbia
Bhutan   Iraq   Sierra Leone
Bolivia   Jordan   Solomon Islands
Bosnia & Herzegovina   Jamaica   Somalia
Botswana   Kenya   South Africa
Bulgaria   Kiribati   South Sudan
Burkina Faso   Korea, Dem Rep (North)   Sri Lanka
Burundi   Kosovo   St Lucia
Cambodia   Kyrgyzstan   St Vincent & Grenadines
Cameroon   Laos\Lao PDR   Sudan
Cape Verde   Lesotho   Swaziland
Central African Republic   Liberia   Syria
Chad   Macedonia   Tajikistan
China   Madagascar   Tanzania
Colombia   Malawi   Thailand
Comoros   Maldives   Timor-Leste
Congo, Dem. Rep.   Mali   Togo
Congo, Republic of   Marshall Islands   Tonga
Cote d'Ivoire   Mauritania   Tunisia
Djibouti   Micronesia, Fed. Sts.   Turkmenistan
Dominica   Moldova   Tuvalu
Domicican Republic   Mongolia   Uganda
Ecuador   Montenegro   Ukraine
Egypt   Morocco   Uzbekistan
El Salvador   Mozambique   Vanuatu
Eritrea   Myanmar   Vietnam
Ethiopia   Namibia   West Bank & Gaza
Fiji   Nepal   Yemen
Gambia, The   Nicaragua   Zambia
Georgia   Niger   Zimbabwe
Ghana   Nigeria    

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