Before your imaging procedure, be sure to ask your physician the following questions:
Why is the test needed?
How will having the test improve my care?
Is the facility accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)?
Why should I have my imaging exam done at an accredited facility?
When you see the gold seals of accreditation prominently displayed in our imaging facility, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety. Look for the ACR Gold Seals of Accreditation.
To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our facility's personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications. It's important for patients to know that every aspect of the ACR accreditation process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging.
What does ACR accreditation mean?
Our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet
nationally-accepted standards of care.
Our personnel our well-qualified, through education and certification, to perform medical
imaging and interpret your images.
Our equipment is appropriate for the test or treatment you will receive, and our facility meets
or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines.
What does the gold seal mean?
When you see the ACR gold seal, you can rest assured that your prescribed imaging test will be done at a facility that has met the highest level of imaging quality. The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 34,000 physicians.