Quality in Rheumatology (QIR) is a label for the members of the Network "Ultrasound Rheumatology", an organisation of high qualified Swiss Rheumatologists (FMH members) experts in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) with a special interest in msus education, advanced msus training, quality assessment in msus, patient security and patient management (concept of qir to request).
Group members enroll themselfes doing continuing education according to the guidelines of: SGR, SIWF and FMH and attending to national and international congresses with focus on rheumatological and MSUS topics.

Members are well experienced Rheumatologists FMH and experienced Sonographers. Minimum requirements: experienced teachers or course instructors SGUM and SONAR (or Sonar COE) and EULAR, EFSUMB (minimum level 1-2), and others.

QIR is an independent and non-profit organisation.

Members of the Network Ultrasound Rheumatology

QIR - Quality in Rheumatology - excellence in musculoskeletal ultrasound

Please contact us for further informations about the Swiss QIR Centers

Network Partners:

Ultraschall Zentrum Rheumatologie

Network founder: Swiss Institute for Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology - www.ultrsoundcenter.ch