February 2012

Saint Francis Earns American College of Radiology Accreditations

Grand Island, NE

Saint Francis Medical Center was awarded a three-year gold seal of accreditation in stereotactic breast biopsy and was designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded to facilities that meet ACR practice guidelines and technical standards based on image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control and quality assurance programs. The status of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound.