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Geneva General Hospital’s Women’s Health Services Earns ACR Accreditation
Geneva General Hospital’s Women’s Health Services, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in stereotactic breast biopsy as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

A breast biopsy is performed to remove cells — either surgically or through a less invasive procedure involving a hollow needle — from an area in the breast suspected to be cancerous. These cells are examined under a microscope to determine a diagnosis. In stereotactic breast biopsy, a special mammography machine helps guide the radiologist’s instruments to the site of an abnormal growth.

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement. “The staff in this department is very proud of this accomplishment. This acknowledgement of their clinical excellence is a tribute to their dedication to the patients of Finger Lakes Health and to becoming the best healthy system of our size in the United States” said Jeff Fultz, director of diagnostics.

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.

Geneva General Hospital’s Women’s Health Services provides mammography, ultrasound, stereotactic breast biopsies, bone density scanning and diagnostic imaging services.
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