- By Jim McVeigh
Mayo Clinic in Arizona Designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — August 23, 2012. Mayo Clinic in Arizona has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy).
Mayo Clinic in Arizona provides comprehensive diagnostic breast imaging services including:
- Screening and Diagnostic Mammograms
- Breast Ultrasounds
- MRI of the Breast
- Stereotactic Breast Biopsies
- Ultrasound Breast Biopsies
- MRI Breast Biopsies
- Seed Localizations
Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that Mayo Clinic in Arizona has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.
The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
About Mayo Clinic:
Recognizing 150 years of serving humanity in 2014, Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. For more information, visit 150years.mayoclinic.org, www.mayoclinic.org and newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org.
Media Contact: Jim McVeigh, Public Affairs, 480-301-4222