NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is pleased to announce that Orthopaedic & Spine Center has been awarded ultrasound practice accreditation in the areas of musculoskeletal ultrasound, diagnostic and ultrasound-guided interventional procedures.
OSC achieved this recognition by meeting rigorous voluntary guidelines set by the diagnostic ultrasound profession. All facets of the practice were assessed, including the training and qualifications of physicians and sonographers; ultrasound equipment maintenance; documentation; storage, and record-keeping practices; policies and procedures to protect patients and staff; quality assurance methods; and the thoroughness, technical quality and interpretation of the sonograms the practice performs.
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary medical association of more than 9900 physicians, sonographers, and scientists dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation. Participation in the AIUM's Ultrasound Practice Accreditation program is available to practices in the following areas of ultrasound: abdominal/general, breast, complete obstetric or trimester-specific obstetric, OB with adjunct detailed fetal anatomic ultrasound, musculoskeletal (diagnostic), musculoskeletal (ultrasound-guided interventional procedures), fetal echocardiography, gynecologic (with or without 3D), dedicated thyroid/parathyroid, urologic, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and head and neck. For more information, visit www.aium.org.
About Orthopaedic & Spine Center:
Orthopaedic & Spine Center (http://www.osc-ortho.com), located in Newport News, Virginia, is a full-service, state-of-the-art Orthopedic, Pain Management and Regenerative Medicine practice with 32 patient exam rooms, x-ray suites, an Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Center and Physical Therapy Center. OSC physicians have full staff privileges at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Riverside Regional Medical Center and active clinical staff privileges at Peninsula Surgery Center.
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