Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Catherine Mandel on errors in radiology

March 7, 2014

VIENNA - Dr. Catherine Mandel from Melbourne, Australia, is the lead radiologist for the Radiology Events Register (RaER), a database of errors and adverse incidents in radiology that started in 2006 and currently has 4,000 cases. She discusses common types and causes of errors in radiology, and offers advice for avoiding them with Editor-in-Chief Philip Ward.

RaER is funded by the Australian government, the project is managed by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, and the database is managed and administered by the Australian Patient Safety Foundation. But the database, available at, is international and open to everyone -- radiologists, radiographers, referring physicians, nurses, and patients -- to report an incident.

Dr. Catherine Mandel from Australia discusses the Radiology Events Register database and errors in radiology.

Video produced by Christof. G. Pelz I GRAFIFANT Creation. Grafik. Photo I

Video from ECR 2014: Interview with ECR President Dr. Valentin Sinitsyn
VIENNA - ECR 2014 President Dr. Valentin Sinitsyn, PhD, from Moscow, discusses the new changes at this year's congress, how the political situation in...
Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Erik Ranschaert on mobile devices and teleradiology
VIENNA - Dr. Erik Ranschaert, PhD, talks about why radiologists should use tablets and mobile devices in their daily practice, shares how they are used...
Video from ECR 2014: ESR president on EuroSafe Imaging
VIENNA - The official launch of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) EuroSafe Imaging campaign took place on the opening day of ECR 2014. But why did...
Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Georg Bongartz on the growing issue of turf battles
VIENNA - Dr. Georg Bongartz, head of general radiology at University Hospital Basel in Switzerland, discusses how radiologists should respond to the growing...
Errors in reports are a 'sleeping giant of a problem'
CHICAGO - Errors due to voice recognition software are a "sleeping giant of a problem," a radiologist said during a question and answer session at RSNA...

Copyright © 2014

Last Updated np 3/21/2014 9:14:46 AM