Pottstown Hospital Diagnostic Imaging in Boyertown received accreditation in mammography and lung cancer screening from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

"With ACR accreditation, we can demonstrate to our patients, payers, and referring physicians that we are committed to providing the safest and highest-quality of care possible," said Susan DeSanto, AS, RT(R), Director, Pottstown Hospital Imaging Department.

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 Parameters and Technical Standards. To earn this voluntary accreditation, Pottstown Hospital Diagnostic Imaging in Boyertown underwent a vigorous review process to ensure it meets nationally accepted standards of care. The imaging center received a peer-review evaluation from board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality control procedures, quality assurance, and efforts in continuous improvement were assessed during the evaluation.

This accreditation also confirms Pottstown Hospital Diagnostic Imaging in Boyertown is committed to using the newest techniques and the lowest possible radiation doses to obtain the best-quality images and assist in clinical diagnoses and treatments.

"Here at Pottstown Hospital Diagnostic Imaging in Boyertown, the patients are our neighbors and friends. We treat them like the family they are, and we strive to give them the best possible care that an organization can give," said DeSanto.

Pottstown Hospital Diagnostic Imaging in Boyertown is located at 23 N. Walnut Street in Boyertown. To learn more, please call 610-327-7500.


About Pottstown Hospital

Pottstown Hospital is a 219-bed hospital offering a full range of health services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical and surgical, and diagnostic and emergency care. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Pottstown Hospital has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across many service lines. The Hospital is Joint Commission-certified for hip and knee replacement. Pottstown Hospital is recognized as a recipient of Get with the Guidelines/American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. The Cancer Center at Pottstown Hospital is also nationally recognized, bringing over a decade of award-winning care to our region. The Lown Institute placed Pottstown on their 2021 Honor Roll by earning "A" grades in inclusivity, clinical outcomes, cost efficiency, and pay equity. The Pottstown Hospital Emergency Department, a Primary Stroke Center, is the second busiest in Montgomery County, seeing more than 45,000 patients a year. Visit TowerHealth.org for more information.

About ACR

ACR accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging. Since 1987, the ACR has accredited more than 38,000 facilities in 10 imaging modalities. ACR accreditation helps assure your patients that you provide the highest level of image quality and safety. Our process documents that your facility meets requirements for equipment, medical personnel and quality assurance. Learn more at www.acraccreditation.org.

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