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LeConte Medical Center Earns Accreditations

Posted on July 16, 2019

Congratulations to Leconte’s imaging department!

LeConte Medical Center
has received three-year
accreditations in mammography
and nuclear medicine
after recent reviews by theLeConte Medical Center Imagaing
American College of Radiology
(ACR).
The ACR accreditation
represents the highest
level of image quality and
patient safety. It is awarded
to facilities meeting ACR
parameters and technical
standards after a
peer-review evaluation by
board-certified physicians
and medical physicists who
are experts in the field. The
reviewers assess image
quality, personnel qualifications,LeConte Medical Center Imaging Department
facility equipment,
quality control procedures
and quality assurance program.
Findings are reported
to the ACR Committee
on Accreditation, which
subsequently provides a
comprehensive report that
can be used for continuous
improvement.
Teresa Huskey, who has
been imaging manager at
LeConte for more than 37
years, says, “I am so proud
of this imaging services
team and how hard they
work to provide excellent
care to the patients we
serve. I have seen them go
above and beyond to help
patients more times than I
can count.”