Monday, December 05, 2011
Blanchard Valley Regional Cancer Center Receives ACR-ASTRO Accreditation
Blanchard Valley Regional Cancer Center (BVRCC) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as a result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
The ACR-ASTRO seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting specific practice guidelines and technical standards developed by ACR and ASTRO after a peer-review evaluation. Patient care and treatment, patient safety, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed.
About the American College of Radiology
The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 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.
About The American Society for Radiation Oncology
ASTRO is a professional organization serving more than 10,000 radiation oncologists, medical physicists and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of cancer patients.