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South Bay Hospital Earns Accreditation in CT

South Bay Hospital March 22, 2012

Sun City Center, FL — South Bay Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning — sometimes called CAT scanning — is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions.

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. To attain accreditation, facilities must participate in a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed and only facilities meeting ACR practice guidelines and technical standards are granted accreditation.

For more information call 813-634-0496.

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