AAPM Launches RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System
Enroll Now in RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System:
Become a Champion of Safety
AAPM is excited to announce RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System. Co-sponsored by AAPM and ASTRO, RO-ILS is the only medical specialty society-sponsored radiation oncology incident learning system, working with a federally recognized Patient Safety Organization (PSO), Clarity PSO. The launch was announced on June 19 at a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. – view the webcast of this event.
The RO-ILS program is designed as a comprehensive solution for the documenting, tracking, analyzing and trending of patient safety related incidents in radiation oncology. It is a centerpiece of ASTRO’s Target Safely patient protection plan, established in 2010.
Some of the benefits of participation:
- Submit information on incidents or near-misses in a confidential, non-punitive system.
- Track and analyze internal incidents and near-misses.
- Receive reports on events from the national database with information on equipment, technique and dosemetric severity scale.
- Receive quarterly, institution-specific benchmarking reports.
MOC PART 4: PQI — Plus, this activity is qualified for physicians and physicists by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in meeting the criteria for practice quality improvement, toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.
There is no cost to participate in RO-ILS. For details on the program and to enroll, visit www.astro.org/ROILS.