Oswego Hospital’s Nuclear Medicine Accredited

Oswego Hospital’s nuclear medicine service has been awarded accreditation by the American College of Radiology.

As part of the accreditation process, the ACR accessed the qualifications of Oswego Hospital’s imaging staff, the adequacy of the facility’s equipment, and the quality of studies produced. The findings were reported to the ACR’s committee on accreditation, which in turn provided the hospital with a comprehensive report. The ACR accreditation is valid for three years. The ACR awards accreditation to facilities that achieve high practice standards following a peer review evaluation. Conducting the evaluation are board-certified physicians and medical physicists that are experts in their field.

“This is a prestigious accreditation and shows that both our medical imaging staff and equipment meet the strict guidelines established by the ACR,” said Oswego Hospital Manager of Medical Imaging Kevin Kain.

The American College of Radiology founded in 1923, is a professional medical organization composed of diagnostic radiologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists.

Oswego Health provides medical imaging services in Oswego, Fulton and Pulaski. For more information on those services, call 349-5540.

Oswego Healthcare system includes the Oswego Hospital, The Manor at Seneca Hill, a skilled nursing facility; Springside at Seneca Hill, a retirement living community; an urgent care center in Fulton, as well as health services centers in Mexico, Parish and now Phoenix. For more information, call (315) 349-5500 or visit oswegohealth.org.