Accreditation by the American College of Radiology assesses the overall quality of a practice, including personnel, equipment, quality assurance activities and ultimately the quality of patient care. The purpose of these programs is to set quality standards for practices and help them continuously improve the quality of care they provide to their patients. ACR accreditation programs provide an objective, peer reviewed assessment of facilities through evaluation of personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance and quality control procedures, and evaluation of clinical and phantom image quality.

Yale New Haven Hospital is proud to have achieved and maintained ACR certification in the following areas:

  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • CT
  • MRI
  • Mammography
  • Nuclear Medicine & PET
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound

ACR-Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center

The American College of Radiology (ACR) designates this facility as a top quality provider of safe, effective diagnostic imaging for individuals at high risk for lung cancer. As an ACR-designated lunc cancer screening center ,this facility demonstrates commitment to providing high-quality screening cvare and patient safety.

ACR-Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Yale New Haven Hospital has been acclaimed a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy).