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Task Group No. 100 Method for Evaluating QA Needs in Radiation Therapy
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Specific charges of this task group are defined below. The final report may include additional material deemed necessary during the preparation of the final report.

1. Review and critique the existing guidance from the AAPM in documents such as TG-40, 56, 59, 43 old and new, 60, 64, and guidance from ACR and ACMP reports on QA in Radiation Oncology, ESTRO report on QA in radiotherapy, IEC publications on functional performance of radiotherapy equipment, and finally ISO guidelines on quality management and quality assurance. The objective will be to determine the specific areas that have been omitted and need better coverage and also develop a suitable general quality assurance program.

2. Identify a structured systematic QA program approach that balances patient safety and quality versus resources commonly available and strike a good balance between prescriptiveness and flexibility.

3. After the identification of the hazard analysis for broad c

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/1/2003
End: 12/31/2014
Committee Keywords: TG100
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Therapy Physics  [Status]
Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement SC  [Status]
Work Group on Prevention of Errors in Radiation Oncology  [Status]
TG100 Method for Evaluating QA Needs in Radiation Therapy Method for Evaluating QA Needs in Radiation Therapy [Status]
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M. Saiful Huq
Task Group Chair

Members - 2015 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2016 Roster

There are 12 members and guests.
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Peter B. Dunscombe, PhD

6/14/2006  Member -
Benedick A. Fraass, PhD

1/1/2004  Member -
John P. Gibbons Jr., PhD

1/1/2004  Member -
M. Saiful Huq, PhD

8/1/2003  Task Group Chair -
Geoffrey S. Ibbott, PhD

1/1/2004  Member -
Arno J. Mundt M.D., DM

1/1/2004  Member - (nonvoting)
Sasa . Mutic, PhD

10/21/2005  Member -
Jatinder R. Palta, PhD

1/1/2004  Member -
Frank Rath

9/29/2008  Member - (nonvoting)
Bruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

1/1/2004  Member -
Jeffrey F. Williamson, PhD

1/1/2004  Member -
Ellen D. Yorke, PhD

1/1/2004  Member -

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2015 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)
There are 1 staff.
Fairobent, Lynne A  

11/19/2014  AAPM Staff - Senior Manager for Government Relations - (ex officio, nonvoting)