Diagnostic Center Earns ACR Accreditation in Ultrasound
Paris, TN — Henry County
Medical Center wants you to rest assured that it meets standards for radiation
and image quality. That is why they are
proud to announce that the HCMC Diagnostic Center has received the American
College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation in 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.
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.
is dedicated to providing the highest quality imaging services to our community
and this ACR ultrasound accreditation is just another way for us to show our
commitment of excellence” said Billie Mckee, Director of Imaging.
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.
Henry County Diagnostic Center is a 10,000 square foot facility which
integrates state-of-the-art technology with convenience, comfort and communication
to ensure that patients have the best experience possible. This technically
advanced Imaging facility is a place where our exceptional Radiologists read
images from the most advanced digital imaging equipment available. This means
that images are viewed electronically rather than on traditional film.
imaging provides clearer, more detailed images. Patients are now able to have
their outpatient exams done in a timely manner with easy access thanks to a patient
drop off and close parking.
at the facility include:
- CT Scan
CAD: Computer-aided Detection
Radiologists are board certified by the American College of Radiology. The Diagnostic Center has also received ACR
accreditation in Mammography, MRI and CT. The center has received accreditation
through the Joint Commission and FDA as well.
Located in Paris, TN, Henry County
Medical Center is a progressive, integrated healthcare organization committed
to serving the healthcare needs of Henry County and the adjoining region.
Including a 142-bed hospital and other facilities, the medical center provides
a variety of outpatient services, as well as inpatient care. Henry County
Medical Center is a county-owned and operated nonprofit in. For more