VOORHEES, N.J., Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "South Jersey Radiology (SJRA) is elated to be named the ONLY Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) in the South Jersey region," said SJRA's CEO William F. Muhr, Jr., M.D., D.A.B.R. "The American College of Radiology's endorsement is affirming to us, as we are unwavering in our quest to deliver the latest in diagnostic imaging technologies, services and patient care."
Dr. Muhr continued, "This endorsement as a blue ribbon imaging center is evidence of our long-standing pledge, since 1938, to deliver the best in health care services. We provide our patients a top-notch team of radiologists, including Breast Imaging Specialists, and an unparalleled staff dedicated to customer care and compassion. I couldn't be prouder of our entire staff! Out of all the imaging centers in South Jersey, the American College of Radiology has recognized us as THE LEADER, exceeding a comprehensive list of quality and safety measures."
At 12 offices throughout South Jersey, SJRA offers a wide range of medical diagnostic imaging services, including MRI, 2D and 3D mammography, PET scans, cardiac imaging, non-invasive prostate MRI imaging, ultrasound, CT scans, and, of course, x-rays. The DICOE designation recognizes SJRA's excellence in every area of its operations – from staff to procedures to superior patient-centered care.
An expert American College of Radiology survey team conducted a comprehensive assessment of SJRA's quality, safety, procedures, and personnel in the following areas:
- Governance and personnel
- Facility organization and management
- Physical environment
- Equipment and IT infrastructure
- Radiation and general safety
- Quality management
- Policies and procedure
- Patient rights and medical records
SJRA achieved the DICOE designation by:
- Meeting ACR accreditation requirements in each and every one of the imaging modalities they provide and in which ACR offers an accreditation program.
- Meeting the requirement for participation in the ACR's Dose Index Registry® and General Radiology Improvement Database.
- Protecting children and adults from excessive radiation during medical imaging through SJRA's commitment to the Image Gently® and Image Wisely® campaigns.
"SJRA is a healthcare business of firsts and we are proud to be a leader in medical imaging excellence," Dr. Muhr continued. "We were first in the region to offer 3D mammography, first to be designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, and now first to be designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence."
As the only ACR-designated Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence in the region, SJRA has earned its reputation for excellence. Referring physicians know they can rely on SJRA as a trustworthy partner in medical decision-making. And patients can be further reassured by this latest evidence that SJRA is at the pinnacle of medical imaging care.
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