Rule 3701-83-51 | Definitions - freestanding diagnostic imaging centers.
(A) "Authorized user" means a physician who meets the definition of authorized user in rule 3701:1-58-01 of the Administrative Code for the specified modality.
(B) "Certified nurse-midwife" or "CNM" means an individual licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code and designated as a certified nurse-midwife under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code working in collaboration with one or more physicians and in accordance with a standard care arrangement.
(C) "Certified nurse practitioner" or "CNP" means an individual licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code and designated as a certified nurse practitioner under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code working in collaboration with one or more physicians and in accordance with a standard care arrangement.
(D) "Chiropractic radiologist" means a chiropractor with:
(1) Diplomat status by the American chiropractic board of radiology; and
(2) CT and MRI credentialing by the American chiropractic board of radiology.
(E) "Certified nurse specialist" or "CNS" means an individual licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code and designated as a certified nurse specialist under section 4723.42 of the Revised Code working in collaboration with one or more physicians and in accordance with a standard care arrangement.
(F) "Computed tomography" or "CT" means the production of a tomogram by the acquisition and computer processing of X-ray transmission data.
(G) "Diagnostic imaging" means the production of images used for medical diagnosis using:
"Diagnostic imaging" does not mean the production of images for medical diagnosis using diagnostic x-ray, mammography, or ultrasound.
(H) "Diagnostic x-ray" means the irradiation of any part of the human body for the purpose of diagnosis or visualization.
(I) "Freestanding diagnostic imaging center" means a facility, or part of a facility, at which diagnostic imaging services are provided, but does not include a hospital registered under section 3701.07 of the Revised Code, or an entity that is reviewed as part of a hospital accreditation or certification program.
(J) "Fluoroscopy" means the use of a fluorescent screen suitably mounted, either separately or in conjunction with a roentgen tube for visualizing and imaging internal structures which uses the injection or ingestion of contrast media for medical diagnosis.
(K) "Local anesthesia" has the same meaning as defined in section 4730.201 of the Revised Code.
(L) "Magnetic resonance imaging" or "MRI" means the use of an integrated set of machines utilizing radio frequency and magnetic fields to produce images of organs and tissue or spectroscopic quantitative data.
(M) "Mammography" means radiography of the breast.
(N) "Mobile diagnostic imaging center" means any arrangement in which diagnostic imaging services are transported to various sites. A mobile diagnostic imaging center does not include movement within a hospital or movement to a site where the equipment will be located permanently and does not include the provision of diagnostic imaging by an entity that is reviewed as part of a hospital accreditation program.
(O) "Nuclear medicine" means the use of internal radiopharmaceuticals for the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
(P) "Physician assistant" or "PA" means an individual authorized under section 4730.08 of the Revised Code to practice as a physician assistant under the supervision, control, and direction of a physician with whom the physician assistant has entered into a supervision agreement under section 4730.19 of the Revised Code, and in accordance with the policies of the health care facility in which the physician assistant is practicing.
(Q) "Positron emission tomography" or "PET" means a nuclear medicine imaging technique employing a radiotracer radiopharmaceutical with a positron emitting radionuclide to provide functional information such as on blood flow or metabolism.
(R) "Radiologist" means a physician board certified in radiology by the American board of radiology, the American osteopathic board of radiology, or by the royal college of physicians and surgeons of Canada, or who has completed a formal accreditation council for graduate medical education (ACGME) or American osteopathic association approved residency in radiology.
(S) "Nuclear medicine physician" means a physician listed as an authorized user on a radioactive materials license issued by the director for that modality as required in Chapter 3701:1-58 of the Administrative Code.
(T) "Ultrasound" means a diagnostic imaging technique which employs high frequency low energy sound waves for imaging and doppler examinations.
Last updated July 15, 2022 at 9:50 AM