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Title
A golden image!
Start Date
03/01/2013
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NEWS RELEASE

For more information, contact:
Kelley Sanchez
(559) 450-2085 (office); (559) 779-6015 (cell)
Kelley.Sanchez@samc.com

Saint Agnes Medical Center earned another gold seal of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) by the American College of Radiology (ACR) – becoming the first hospital in the Fresno area to be fully accredited in all imaging categories by the ACR. This latest three-year MRI accreditation was for the Medical Center’s second of two MRI units. This means Saint Agnes is ACR accredited in:

  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Mammography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound

When you see the American College of Radiology’s gold seal displayed at Saint Agnes Medical Center and other imaging facilities, you can be sure that you are at a site that meets high standards for imaging quality and safety. To reach this achievement, Saint Agnes Medical Center has undergone rigorous reviews of personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures by a team of board-certified physicians and medical physicists.

Imaging appointments made easy
Scheduling many of your imaging diagnostic tests is now easier! Whether you need an ultrasound to confirm a pregnancy or a mammogram to rule out breast cancer, you can now make your appointments online at Saint Agnes Medical Center.

Diagnostic imaging services include radiology, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, bone density screening and nuclear medicine (PET/CT) scanning.

To schedule your appointment, visit www.samc.com/scheduling. There you will complete a simple form to schedule your visit when it’s most convenient for you. Appointments can also be made by calling (559) 450-5656.

*A signed Physician's Order is required.

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