CT Quality Assurance Manager | Massachusetts General Hospital

Cristy Savage, RT (R) (CT) CIIP

Cristy Savage, RT, (R), (CT), CIIP is the CT Quality Assurance Manager at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is responsible for working with Division lead radiologists, Operations Managers, and medical physicists to implement, develop and maintain clinical and research CT protocols for 23 scanners over 7 campuses within Partners Healthcare system. She is currently serving as the Co-Chair for Radiology Policy and Procedure Committee and is a member of the Dose Monitoring Committee at Massachusetts General Hospital. Cristy is a Certified Imaging Informatics Professional and an Epic Radiant Credentialed trainer. She organizes educational lectures and training for over 130 CT technologists.

During her 14 years at Massachusetts General Hospital Cristy has moved up the ranks from CT
technologist to Technical Manager of CT to her current position as CT Quality Assurance Manager, during which time she has been rewarded for her hard work and dedication by receiving three team Partners in Excellence Awards for her work on the implementation of Epic, the conversion of policy management system, and Partners CT Dose committee. She has been awarded two individual Partners in Excellence awards as well as a MGH Patient Safety Star award. Cristy has lectured for ISCT, SBCTMR, Harvard Medical School and has been a consultant for Hamad Hospital in Doha, Qatar.

Prior to her time at Massachusetts General Hospital, Cristy spent 3 years at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC as a CT Technologist and 4 years as an X-Ray/CT technologist within the Intermountain Healthcare System at Logan Regional Hospital in Logan, Utah and Dixie Regional Hospital in St. George Utah. She received an Associates of Science from Dixie College in St. George, UT and Bachelors of Science in Radiology from Weber State University in Ogden, Ut.

2019 Presentations & Workshops

Workflow: Managing a Multi-Vendor DECT Environment
Wednesday | 14:15-14:30
Spectral CT Pre-Symposium Workshop

Coaching your Patients: Strategies for Technologists to Get the Best Neuro Scans
Saturday | 14:00-14:15

2018 Presentations

Body Parameter for CT Protocol Customization
Saturday | 9:00-9:15
Session: Solutions to Protocol Conundrums

Workflow: Managing a Multi-Vendor DECT Environment
Saturday | 10:15-10:30
Session: Make Dual Energy Work For Your Practice

2017 Presentations & Workshops 

Multi-Energy CT Practice, Technologists Perspective
Saturday | 9:20-9:30
Multi-Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

Panel Discussion: How To Start A MECT Practice
Saturday | 16:30-17:00
Multi-Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

Trauma Data Acquisition
Monday | 11:00-11:15
Track 2 | CT Academy

Dual Source Dual Energy Workflow: How To Set Up Protocols For Direct Transfer To PACS
Monday | 14:20-14:35
Track 2 | CT Academy

Compliance With NEMA XR-29
Wednesday | 13:45-14:00
Track 2 | CT Academy

Joint Commission Compliance
Wednesday | 14:00-14:15
Track 2 | CT Academy

Developing A Multi-Energy CT Program
Wednesday | 17:00-17:15
Track 2 | CT Academy

2016 Presentations & Workshops

Session: Dual Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

  • Multi-energy CT Practice, Technologists Perspective

  • Q&A

Session: Overview of Dual Energy CT

  • Overview of Dual Energy Application in Practice | Current and Future States

  • Discussion Panel | Best Practices for Integrating Current State Dual Energy Protocols