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Task Group No. 421: Performance Specifications, Clinical Integration, and Quality Control for Radiographic Automatic Exposure Control (AEC) (TG421)

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Activities
  1. Provide a framework for comprehensive acceptance testing of AEC systems in digital radiography devices.
  2. Provide recommendations for continuous quality control of DR AEC systems, including annual physics testing (methodology, frequency, targets, and control limits), and monitoring of exposure indicators.
  3. Describe methodology for adjusting protocol parameters (exposure compensators, dose controls, exposure cutoffs, backup timers, etc.) for appropriate image exposure.
By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Standing?This is not a standing committee.
Approved Date(s):10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024
Reviewable Draft Deadline:
Committee Keywords: No Keywords Entered

Board of Directors
Science Council
Imaging Physics Cmte  [Status]
Radiography and Fluoroscopy SC  [Status]
TG421: Performance Specifications, Clinical Integration, and Quality Control for Radiographic Automatic Exposure Control (AEC)  [Status]

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Chair

Nicole Lafata
Task Group Chair

2024 Roster

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 7 voting members.

up-to-dateCaroline Cheney, MS

11/20/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateNicole M. Lafata, MS

10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateZaiyang Long, PhD

10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateDustin W. Lynch, MS

10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateErin B. Macdonald, PhD

10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateDouglas E. Pfeiffer, MS

10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateAlexander W. Scott II, PhD

10/5/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 2 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateAndy Madore, MS

10/26/2023 - 12/31/2024 Guest (nonvoting)

up-to-dateColin Schaeffer

1/1/2024 - 12/31/2024 Guest (nonvoting)
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