LONG BRANCH, NJ – Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, has been granted ultrasound accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) Ultrasound Committee.
With more than 30,000 members, the ACR is the principal organization of radiologists, radiation oncologists, and clinical medical physicists in the U.S. and awards accreditation to organizations committed to providing the highest level of image quality, safety and patient care.
This particular accreditation recognizes the gynecological and ultrasound services at Monmouth Medical Center, a collaborative effort of a successful physics quality assurance program, clinical image submissions performed by Monmouth’s lead technologist, Michelle Martin, and diagnostic reports from Yasmeen Shariff, M.D., clinical chairperson for ultrasound at Monmouth Medical Center.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with the Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.
December 29, 2011
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