Images Mammography Center Certification

June 3, 2010 9 a.m.

Images Mammography Center at Trinity Health System passed the annual Mammography Quality Standards Act inspection (MQSA). MQSA certification authorizes a facility to lawfully perform mammograpy including: operation of x-ray equipment to produce mammographic images, interpretation of mammographic images, medical record keeping, reporting and patient noficiation, and outcomes data collection. Dr. Belen Vargas and Dr. Jeffrey Clark are the interpreting radiologist for IMAGES. All imaging technologist at the center have passed advanced certification in mammography with the American Registry Of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) located in St. Paul, Minnesota. IMAGES is also accredited by the American College of Radiology, ACR headquartered in Reston, VA and certified by the US Department of Health & Human Services Public Health Service. The ACR awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer evaluation of the practice.

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