MCW Radiation Oncology American College of Radiology (ACR) Accreditation

American College of Radiology (ACR)

ACR accreditation represents the pinnacle of radiologic imaging and radiation oncology quality. These intensive, external third-party review processes involve comprehensive review of program structure and outcomes, as well as validation of excellence among staff, technology, policies and procedures, safety practices, quality assessment and quality improvement practices. Designation by the ACR reflects on the longstanding commitment to excellence by Froedtert & the Medical College. These voluntary ACR programs exist to help ensure patients have access to high quality and safe radiologic procedures and patient care.

A list of accredited practices and Diagnostic Centers of Excellence can be found on American College of Radiology (ACR) website.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 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.

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  What should I know about radiation therapy treatments?
  • Will my treatments be given by qualified physicians and staff?
  • Does the facility have the equipment I need to receive safe and up-to-date cancer treatment?
  • Is the facility accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)?
  Why should I have my treatments at an accredited facility?

A diagnosis of cancer is usually a life-changing experience for patients and their loved ones. As they seek treatment for their disease, cancer patients need to know that they are receiving safe and appropriate care.

To achieve ACR accreditation, our facility’s personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications. It’s important for patients to know that every aspect of the ACR accreditation process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiation oncologists and medical physicists.

  What does ACR accreditation mean?
  • Our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally-accepted standards of care.
  • Our personnel are well qualified, through education and certification, and to administer your radiation therapy treatments.
  • Our equipment is appropriate for the treatment you will receive, and our facility meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines.
  What does the accreditation seal mean?

When you see the ACR seal, you can rest assured that your treatment will be done at a facility that has met the highest level of quality and radiation safety.

The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists.

Patient Care Information

MCW Radiation Oncology physicians see patients at the following facilities – Froedtert Hospital, Community Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital West Bend, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

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