For immediate release: Dec. 23, 2013
NORTHAMPTON – Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Radiation Oncology program has again earned accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR), a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostic and interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, and nuclear medicine and medical physicists. The process involved submitting 60 medical records for quality assurance review and an onsite interview.
This is the second consecutive time the department has earned a three-year accreditation. The Radiation Oncology program is part of Cooley Dickinson’s Cancer Care program. Radiation oncology therapy is one phase of a multidisciplinary approach to treating a patient living with a cancer diagnosis.
Cooley Dickinson’s Radiation Oncology program is accredited through 2016.
Based in Reston, Virginia, ACR is a national organization that focuses on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
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