Friday, June 6, 2014

Mass General West Imaging in Waltham, MA named a top imaging center in the country


In May, the American College of Radiology (ACR) named Mass General West Imaging in Waltham, MA one of the first imaging facilities in the country to become a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE). The designation resulted from a comprehensive assessment of quality, safety and patient care.

Hear from a patient about his experience at Mass General West Imaging.

In naming Mass General West Imaging a top imaging center, an ACR team of experts assessed multiple aspects of the facility including professional staff, technology, equipment, policies, procedures and outcomes. In addition to standard ACR accreditation, DICOE designation requires participation in a national database to benchmark radiation dose for CT exams and a commitment to radiation safety in adult and pediatric imaging.

"We are incredibly proud that our services in Waltham as well as Chelsea and Danvers have been recognized for excellence by the ACR," said James A. Brink, MD, radiologist-in-chief at Mass General. "This designation tells doctors and patients that they can expect superior diagnostic services and exceptional care from Mass General Imaging."

Mass General West Imaging provides a comprehensive range of imaging services including CT, MRI, and mammography during daytime, evening and weekend hours. Located off Route 128 (I-95), the recently renovated facility is easily accessible from the highway and offers free parking.

To request an appointment at Mass General West Imaging, call the location directly at 781-487-6020. Referrers can also request an appointment online via ROE (inside Partners network) or ROE Portal (outside Partners Network).



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