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Oncology Services of CMC Receives Accreditation from the American College of Radiology
27, 2010 - Ithaca, New York – Cayuga Medical Center has been awarded a three-year
term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent survey by
the American College of Radiology (ACR).
ACR, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, awards accreditation to facilities that
are determined to have high practice standards as a result of a peer-review
evaluation. Evaluations are conducted by board-certified physicians and medical
physicists who asses the qualifications of the personnel and the adequacy of
facility equipment. The surveyors report their findings to the ACR’s Committee
on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive
ACR is a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostic and
interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, and nuclear medicine and
medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and
radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive healthcare services.
Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center and is
affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell
University’s Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer
Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Rochester Heart Institute at Rochester General
Hospital in Rochester, NY, and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information
on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please call