June 03, 2013
Reston, Virginia – Reston Hospital Center Reston Hospital Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
John Deardorff, CEO and President of Reston Hospital Center said, “Our physicians and staff have worked incredibly hard to develop and maintain a program that is devoted to delivering the highest quality of care to our patients. It is an honor to have that work recognized by the ACR with this accreditation.”
The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting specific standards developed by ACR after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists. Patient care and treatment, patient safety, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed in an on-site survey. Reston Hospital Center received an assessment score of %100 on the report nine days after evaluation.