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St. Joseph Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation for Ultrasound

June 3rd, 2019

St. Joseph Hospital, a member of Catholic Health Services, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). ACR Accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging and represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.

“We are very proud to add the ultrasound ACR accreditation to our existing list of imaging credential, as offering top-notch and safe imaging services to our patients and their families is at the core of what the radiology staff at St. Joseph Hospital does every day,” said Stuart Fales, RT, director of radiology at St. Joseph Hospital. “It’s a vigorous review process to get accredited; therefore, many thanks to the staff for their hard work, commitment to imaging excellence and outstanding customer service.”

Currently, St. Joseph Hospital is also accredited in CAT scan, MRI, nuclear medicine and mammography.

The ultrasound accreditation program involves the acquisition of clinical images, submission of relevant physician reports corresponding to clinical images submitted, and quality control documentation. 

For more information, visit https://stjosephhospital.chsli.org/ or call 516-520-2500.

Photo Caption: (L to R): US Technologist is Nina Krysiuk and St. Joseph Hospital's Director of Radiology Stu Fales

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About St. Joseph Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital, located in Bethpage, NY, is an acute care community hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient, critical care and surgical services. St. Joseph, a member of Catholic Health Services, holds The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, signifying full accreditation by the nation’s predominant standards-setting body in health care. The hospital is also recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for GOLD quality achievements for both Stroke and AFIB. The hospital’s inpatient units provide a comprehensive range of medical specialists who provide care in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, critical care, kidney disease, neurology, hematology and oncology. Surgical specialists offer surgery for breast disease, breast cancer, gallstones, hernia repairs, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urologic surgery, ENT surgery, surgery for gastrointestinal diseases and cancer, surgical oncology and spine surgery. Orthopedic surgery for fractures, sports injuries and joint replacements are also performed. Surgery and endoscopy are available on an inpatient basis or through the Ambulatory Surgical Service. Other vital services include an Ambulatory Surgery Unit, Center for Sleep Medicine, Cancer Center, Breast Health Center, Hyperbaric and Wound Healing Center, Center for Speech and Swallowing Disorders, a Diabetes Education Center and a full scope of outpatient radiology services, including an MRI, nuclear camera and vascular laboratory. 

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