Vero Beach, FLA (May 22, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers diagnose illness, injury or other medical problems.
“Our team is pleased once again to have earned the ACR gold seal of accreditation,” said Daniel Cameron, Director of Diagnostic Imaging Services. “We are especially proud to have received new certifications this year in pediatric and vascular studies as well as general, obstetrical and gynecological studies.”
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 Parameters and Technical Standards, following 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 that can be used for continuous practice improvement.
The ACR, founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care. The College serves more than 37,000 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.
Truncus arteriosus is a rare type of heart disease that occurs at birth (congenital heart [...]
Lumbar MRI scan
A lumbar magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan uses energy from strong magnets to create [...]
Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal column that causes pressure on the spinal cord, or [...]
IRMC Partners in Education with Indian River County Sheriff’s Office and the Indian River County School District
Vero Beach, FLA (August 8, 2017) — First responders gain valuable education in preventing [...]
IRMC COO Announces Resignation
Camie Patterson Vero Beach, FLA (Aug. 3, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) announced the [...]
Indian River Medical Center Earns ACR Computed Tomography Accreditation
Pictured: Jeanrick Francois, ARRT (R)(CT), Amber Nusser, ARRT (R)(CT), and Daiana Miller, ARRT [...]