CHRISTUS St. Patrick receives Ultrasound Accreditation

Lake Charles, LA - CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in gynecological, general and vascular ultrasound services including peripheral vascular and cerebrovascular.  The recent accreditation is the result of a survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR) Committee on Ultrasound Accreditation of the Commission on Quality and Safety.

The ACR, headquartered in Reston, VA., awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-evaluation of the practices.  Evaluations are conducted by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field.