About Image Gently
The Image Gently Alliance is a coalition of health care organizations dedicated to providing safe, high quality pediatric imaging worldwide. The primary objective of the Alliance is to raise awareness in the imaging community of the need to adjust radiation dose when imaging children.
The mission of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging (the Image Gently Alliance) is, through advocacy, to improve safe and effective imaging care of children worldwide.
One size does not fit all… When we…
“While the scientific community has published information on…
Provides an international platform for pediatric radiology organizations…
Questions and answers for patient centered communication
Information to support healthcare discussions about benefit and…
What parents should know about CT scans and…
Radiation Risk of Medical Imaging for Adults and Children
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What Others Are Saying
I wanted to extend my sincere appreciation …. The information you have provided has relieved my anxiety and I am truly grateful.
This experience with Image Gently has raised our awareness and clarified radiation amidst much online confusion.
Image Gently has been a valuable resource for parents and other caregivers as well as for health care providers, providing a wealth of accurate and balanced information on the use of x-rays in children for medical imaging. Today, the success of Image Gently is globally recognized as it became a benchmark for paediatric medical imaging worldwide.
Maria Rosario Perez MD
Radiation Program, World Health Organization (WHO).
Although [there are] a seemingly exhaustive supply of internet resources, a rare few are meaningful. I am very thankful for both [Image Gently and the World Health Organization for Communication Risks in Imaging] websites as they are stand-alones for being user-friendly and deployable…thus, I share them with my students!