Effective July 1, 2014, The Joint Commission has now expanded its requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals to have a “qualified Diagnostic Medical Physicist perform annual evaluations of all imaging … equipment” that includes:
- Gamma Cameras
These new requirements include the addition of any new imaging equipment or replacement of existing units.
(JC Environment of Care, Standards, and Provision of Care EC.02.01.01 – PI.02.01.01).
Applied Medical Physics in Radiology, Inc. is a nationwide organization consisting of Master’s Prepared Medical Physicists who can assist you in meeting these requirements whether it is for the Joint Commission or the American College of Radiology (ACR) for accreditation in any modality. We urge you to contact us for additional information on these requirements or to see how AMPR, Inc. can provide you with any of these services. You can send us an email or fax indicating a listing of equipment, address and contact person with phone number and we will provide you with information and a cost effective quotation.