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Published on June 03, 2013

UHS Delaware Valley Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation

Walton, NY—UHS Delaware Valley Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning — sometimes called CAT scanning — is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions.

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services. 

“This accreditation is validation that not only is Delaware Valley as a facility, committed to quality and safety, but so is our staff,” said Randy Taylor, department manager. Joan Guarnieri, Vice President Ancillary and Support Services said “Randy and Dr. [Ronald] Sacks our radiologist work closely together and with our staff to ensure high quality standards are consistently met.”

CT Scan and other imaging services, (x-rays, bone density, mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and echocardiograms) available at UHS Delaware Valley can be scheduled by calling 607-865-2126. Evening and weekend hours are available. 

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