Equipment (Revised 12-12-19)
Modified on: Fri, 13 Dec, 2019 at 3:14 PM
EQ 1.0 - Equipment
Standard: Equipment, viewing conditions, and IT infrastructure including RIS and PACS systems, must be adequate for the types and volumes of services provided.
Elements of Compliance:
EQ 1.1 All units for all modalities must have passed the ACR modality-specific accreditation evaluation.
EQ 1.2 All equipment must have documented routine preventive maintenance, quality control records, and an annual medical physicist survey. For ultrasound a semi-annual survey by a medical physicist or service engineer is acceptable. The facility must allow the QC technologist sufficient time to perform routine QC and any necessary corrective action.
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