FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 7, 2009
Contact: Mary Jane Sulcebarger
The Mark H. Zangmeister Center Receives American College of Radiology Accreditation
Designation Awarded to Facilities with High Practice Standards
(Columbus, Ohio) July 17, 2009 – The Mark H. Zangmeister Center, a leading central Ohio oncology and hematology care center, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Radiation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The ACR, headquartered in Reston, Va., awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of the practice. Board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field conduct the evaluations. They assess the qualifications of the personnel and the adequacy of facility equipment. The surveyors report their findings to the ACR’s Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report.
“We are so pleased to be included in this elite group of facilities,” said Dr. Mark Thompson, president and managing partner of The Zangmeister Center. “We work hard to offer patients a wide range of the latest and most sophisticated treatment option available anywhere in the world today. The most advanced technology, combined with our experienced and dedicated professionals, guarantees that our patients will receive the best available care. We are very happy to be recognized in this way.”
About The Zangmeister Center
The Zangmeister Center offers compassionate care and treatment for disease management of cancer and blood disorders in and around central Ohio. The center is focused on patient convenience and comfort while offering medical science’s latest treatment innovations to more than 16,000 patients per year. For more information please visit www.zangcenter.com.
About The ACR
The ACR is a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostics and interventional radioloists, radiation oncologists, and nuclear medicine and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the deliver of comprehensive health care services. For more information, please visit www.acr.org