Use the search form at the bottom of this page to determine whether your imaging facility is currently accredited by the American College of Radiology. If you need to verify the accreditation status of specific units within your imaging facility, please call the ACR Accreditation Hotline at Certain facilities have been awarded special recognition.
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The results of a postaccreditation survey are also analyzed. All data ie, Survey Application Record, on-site surveyors' reports, postaccreditation survey for programs applying for accreditation between October 31,and October 31,were entered into a database at the American College of Surgeons headquarters. Analysis was conducted with SPSS v.
The ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. This designation means patient safety because there are less repeat breast examinations, earlier diagnoses, and a reduction in false positives. Augusta University's Breast Imaging Center of Excellence means quality and safety in medical imaging for you and your family.
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The Center of Excellence designation affirms that Mercy has earned ACR accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound, including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Those accreditations reflect the results of peer-review evaluations by experts which determined that Mercy has achieved high practice standards in image quality, the qualifications of its personnel, and the hospital's equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs. At Mercy Medical Center, it's easy to arrange state-of-the-art screening and diagnostic mammograms as part of convenient, comprehensive breast health services.
The DHR Health Breast Center of Excellence provides a complete spectrum of collaborative services, from initial screening and diagnosis to innovative treatment plans. Our highly trained medical staff works as a multidisciplinary team to diagnose and treat breast cancer and disease. We understand that each person is unique, so our team approach ensures that you receive the care that is best for you. Accreditation ensures that we provide the highest level of care throughout the entire course of treatment — from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.
A quality program empowering breast centers of all types with the ability to measure and improve quality of care provided to breast cancer patients. Quality measurement can be used to drive improvement and to measure and address disparities in how care is delivered. Any facility providing breast health care to patients may participate generically referred to as breast centers.
We pride ourselves on offering a full complement of breast imaging services for the prevention and screening of breast disease, including breast cancer. Traditional 2-dimensional mammograms create a single image of the breast tissue—with all the overlapping layers combined into one, making it difficult to detect and identify potential cancers. But new 3D breast tomosynthesis takes multiple images of the breast using the same scanning machines, and it allows our expert radiologists to examine all the layers of breast tissue separately and from all different angles.