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Title: Section 752-1.3 - Diagnostic and therapeutic radiology

Effective Date


752-1.3 Diagnostic and therapeutic radiology. When this service is provided, the operator shall ensure that:

(a) a physician is responsible for the direction of this service;

(b) the services of a qualified specialist in radiology, as defined in section 700.2 of this Title, are provided or arranged for as needed;

(c) the radiographic procedures requiring the use of contrast media or fluoroscopic interpretation and control are performed with the active participation of a qualified specialist in diagnostic radiology or a physician qualified in a medical specialty related to the radiographic procedure and, that emergency equipment and staff trained in its use shall be available for anaphylactic shock reactions;

(d) a qualified specialist in radiotherapy is on the premises at all times when treatments are administered and a qualified radiation physicist is available for consultation when radiotherapeutic services are provided;

(e) the ordering and the interpretation of radiographs is done by a qualified physician, dentist, registered physician's assistant or registered specialist's assistant;

(f) the diagnostic and therapeutic radiological services are provided only where there is an adequate physical plant, adequate equipment and proper safety precautions and the radiological facilities are in compliance with Part 16 of this Title, or for facilities located in New York City, article 175 of the New York City Health Code. Copies of article 175 (Radiation Control) of the New York City Health Code are available from the City of New York, City Books, One Centre Street, Municipal Building, New York, NY 10007. Copies are also available for public inspection and copying at the Records Access Office, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237;

(g) radiological and teletherapy equipment is operated only by appropriate persons licensed by the New York State Education Department or the New York State Department of Health, in conformance with Part 89 of this Title; and

(h) the diagnostic and therapeutic radiological services are provided in accordance with current standards of professional practice.


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