A three year term of accreditation in ultrasound has been awarded to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe by the American College of Radiology.

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Robert Moore

Press Release from Hedrick Medical Center

Hedrick Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

The ACR, headquartered in Reston, Va., awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation. Evaluations are conducted by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. They assess the qualifications of the personnel and the adequacy of facility equipment and report their findings to the ACR’s Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report.

According to Matt Wenzel, CEO of Hedrick Medical Center, patients should find comfort in an ACR accredited facility. “The ACR accreditation demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care.”

The ACR is a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostic-interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, and nuclear medicine and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

Radiology services at Hedrick Medical Center include mammography, X-ray, MRI, CT, bone densitometry, fluoroscopy, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 660-646-5522.