The ACR and the Accreditation Process

Introduction to the ACR (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History The American College of Radiology (ACR) was founded in 1924 with the core purpose of serving patients and society by empowering members to...
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What is ACR Accreditation? (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History ACR Accreditation is a self-assessment and peer review process focused on diagnostic image quality, staff qualifications, policies, protoc...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Benefits of ACR Accreditation (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History The ACR is at the forefront of radiology’s evolution – improving, promoting and protecting the practice of radiology to ensure the quality...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 4:53 PM
The Accreditation Process (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History Due to federally-mandated requirements for Mammography accreditation and the treatment-based survey (i.e., not based on review of imag...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 4:55 PM
The Accreditation Process: Mammography (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History  For information on other modalities, please see our article on The Accreditation Process. Developed in 1987 by the ACR Task Forc...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 4:56 PM
The Accreditation Process: Radiation Oncology (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History The radiation oncology practice accreditation (ROPA) program provides radiation oncologists with a third party, impartial peer review and ...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 4:58 PM
Questions About Accreditation? (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History If you have questions about your facility's accreditation, visit the ACR’s Accreditation Website today! With just a click of the m...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 5:00 PM
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History Under the Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA), all facilities that bill for advanced diagnostic imaging...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 5:01 PM
The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) (Revised 12-12-19)
Revision History Developed in 1987 by the ACR Task Force on Breast Cancer, the accreditation program is the country’s first and the largest for mammography...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 5:02 PM