Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Earns Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
ORANGE CITY – Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), a testament to the high level of skill patients receive from the hospital’s imaging services.
The ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. In order to receive the ACR’s Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial had to earn full-accreditation in Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, and Breast Ultrasound.
The breast imaging services at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial are fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Peer-review evaluations conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and expert medical physicists have determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.
About Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a 139 bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as 24-hour emergency and critical care and is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is Chest Pain Accredited the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital has been recognized by FMQAI - The Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Florida with the FMQAI Performance Achievement Award. This honor recognizes Florida Hospital Fish Memorial on work to improve the quality of health care for Medicare beneficiaries during the last three years. The hospital has also been recognized for the seventh consecutive year among the 2010 Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families. For more information about Florida Hospital Fish Memorial visit www.fhfishmemorial.org
About the American College of Radiology (ACR)
The ACR, headquartered in Reston, Va., is a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs for focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology, as well as the delivery of comprehensive health care