Accreditations

North State Radiology voluntarily goes through a rigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally accepted standards in medical imaging.  Our personnel are well qualified to perform your medical imaging exams, and our facilities meet or exceed quality assurance and safety guidelines.

American College of Radiology (ACR)

American College of Radiology

North State Radiology is a proud member of the American College of Radiology (ACR). The video below outlines the many ways the College works to advance the radiology profession and make health care better.


We have received accreditation from the American College of Radiology for the following imaging modalities:

 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

The MRI Accreditation Program evaluates the qualifications of personnel, the quality control program, MR safety policies and image quality specific to MRI. All providers that bill for MRI under part B of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule must be accredited in order to receive technical component reimbursement from Medicare.

View our Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Certificates

 

Computed Tomography (CT)

The CT Accreditation Program involves the acquisition of clinical and phantom images, dose measurements and the submission of scanning protocols. Providers that bill for CT under part B of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule must be accredited in order to receive technical component reimbursement from Medicare.

View our Computed Tomography (CT) Certificates

 

 

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

The Nuclear Medicine Accreditation Program involves the acquisition of clinical and phantom images and corresponding data for each unit. All providers that bill for nuclear medicine and PET under part B of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule must be accredited in order to receive technical component reimbursement from Medicare.

View our Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Certificate

 

 

Breast MRI 
The Breast MRI Accreditation Program provides facilities with peer review and constructive feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, MR safety policies and image quality.

View our Breast MRI Certificate

 

 

 

 

Mammography

The Mammography Accreditation Program provides peer review and feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control and assurance, image quality and dose. Accreditation is required for all U.S. facilities.

 View our Mammography Certificate

 

 

 

 

Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
The Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Accreditation Program provides facilities performing stereotactic breast biopsy procedures with peer review and constructive feedback on their staff’s qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement, image quality and dose.

 View our Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Certificate

 

 

 

For further information regarding ACR Accreditation, please visit the ACR website.

Accreditation Frequently Asked Questions

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Additional Accreditations

Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) Certification

National Quality Measures for Breast Centers (NQMBC)

The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging

American Board of Radiology (ABR)