VVMC Earns Nuclear Medicine Accreditation
VVMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation innuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the AmericanCollege of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicalimaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material ingestedby the patient to diagnose and treat a variety of diseaseincluding many types of cancers heart disease and certain otherabnormalities within the body.
The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level ofimage quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilitiesmeeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after apeer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medicalphysicists who are experts in the field. Image quality personnelqualifications adequacy of facility equipment quality controlprocedures and quality assurance programs are assessed. Thefindings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation whichsubsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report theycan use for continuous practice improvement.
Vail Health Sponsors Eagle Valley High School Classroom
VAIL, CO —Vail Health recently signed an agreement with Eagle County Schools to sponsor a health/science...
Vail Health CEO Thankful For Support Benefiting Sonnenalp Breast Center and its cancer patients (letter)
The 20th annual Scramble Against Cancer golf tournament and special dinner, which took place on Monday, July 9, was a...
Vail Health officials working to control costs and retain independence
This article was written by Scott Miller and printed in the Vail Daily on 7/9/18. VAIL — One of...