Mammography Quality Standards Act
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Mammography Quality Standards Act X-ray quality improved, access unaffected, but impact on health outcomes unknown : statement of Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Associate Director, Health Services Quality and Public Health Issues, Health, Education, and Human Services Division, before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives by Marsha D. Lillie-Blanton

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  • Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Breast -- Radiography -- United States -- Quality control -- Evaluation.

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Other titlesX-ray quality improved, access unaffected, but impact on health outcomes unknown.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-HEHS-98-164.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.
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Pagination10 [2] p. :
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL15499146M

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The Act refers to the MQSA as amended by the Mammography Quality Standards Reauthorization Acts of and (MQSRA). Congress tasked the . In contrast, the MQSA final regulations are national quality standards for mammography services. Written by FDA, these regulations are based on MQSA of . The Mammography Quality Standards Act was passed on Octo , to establish national quality standards for mammography. The MQSA required that to provide mammography .   More than 65 percent of U.S. women aged 40 and over had mammograms between and , and all of them were protected by a little-known law called the Mammography Quality Standards Act, or MQSA. Understanding this law is important for radiologists and referring physicians alike, so they can explain it to assure patients that their care meets strict standards of quality.

At the request of Congress, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioned a study to examine the current practice of mammography and breast cancer detection, with a focus on the FDA’s oversight via the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), to identify areas in need of improvement.   The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) (Revised ) Print. Modified on: Thu, 12 Dec, at PM. Revision History Developed in by the ACR Task Force on Breast Cancer, the accreditation program is the country’s first and the largest for mammography. The program is directed by radiologists and medical physicists on the. The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, shall prescribe quality assurance and quality control standards relating to the performance and interpretation of mammograms and use of mammogram equipment and facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs consistent with the requirements of section (f)(1) of the Public Health Service Act. The course is based on the book Mammography & Breast Imaging PREP 2nd Ed., by Olive Peart. This course is based on the book Mammography & Breast Imaging PREP, 2nd edition, by Olive Peart (ISBN: ). The book is pages long and x 11 inches in size. Please note: this book has a smaller font size.