Are You Concerned About Exposure to Radiation? Look for Facilities with Accreditatiion by the American College of Radiology!
Tower Radiology Centers is currently accreditated in 7 different modalities and is Tampa's First Breast Imaging Center of Excellence awarded by ACR.
Look for the ACR gold seal and put your mind at ease.
When you see the gold seal of accreditation, you can rest assured that the facility will meet safety standards and image quality. Why? Because it means that the facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Among patients and physicians alike, ACR accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging.
Before you imaging procedure, be sure to ask your primary treating physician…
Why is the exam needed?
How will having the exam improve care?
Are there alternatives that do not use radiation and deliver the similar results?
Is this facility ACR accredited?
With recent news about radiation dose, it’s no wonder that patients concerned about radiation dose safety seal out facilities that display ACR accreditation seals. When you see the ACR gold seal, you know that the:
Facility has undergone a rigorous review process and meets nationally accepted standards of care
Personnel are well qualified to perform your procedure and interpret your medical images
Equipment is assed by a medical imaging expert who verifies that it functions properly, takes optimal images, and utilizes appropriate radiation dose levels
Your doctor trusts ACR… you can too.
Accreditation by ACR demonstrates your doctor’s commitment to quality care and patient safety. For more that 3 quarters of a century, ACR has devoted it’s resources to making imaging safe, effective, and accessible to those who need it. ACR comprises physicians, physicists, and technology experts in radiology and is the oldest and most experience imaging accreditation body.Look for the facility that puts its medical imaging accreditation in the hands of medical imaging experts. Look for the ACR Gold Standard.
Tower Radiology Centers is currently accreditated in 7 different modalities and is Tampa's First Breast Imaging Center of Excellence awarede by ACR.
* accreditations may vary by location and modality