News | August 04, 2010

Highlights from the 2010 AAPM Annual Meeting

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) President Mike Herman, M.D., explains some of the highlights of the 2010, 52nd annual AAPM meeting. The main focus in sessions include patient safety concerning radiation dose and how to lower these doses in practice.

He said AAPM is also calling for a national patient safety event recording process to make it easier to see where there are mistakes so they can be addressed. Herman said the process needs to be easy to access and use.

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