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Quality Assurance

The KU Department of Radiation Oncology has several ongoing QA committees and conferences that are designed to promote a culture of quality and safety:

  • Executive quality council that meets to review safety policies
  • Dedicated physics team that works to ensure technical quality
  • "Lessons Learned" series to discuss how to make improvements
  • Morbidity and Mortality conferences to discuss side effects of treatment
  • "Deep Dive" chart reviews to analyze processes
  •  Near-miss and mistake-reporting system to promote accountability
  • "Patient Experience" series to continuously assess how we're doing
  • Quality initiative projects led by faculty and staff
  • Weekly prospective peer review conference attended by all faculty 
Last modified: Dec 28, 2018