UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Imaging and Breast Screening Receives Gold Seal Center of Excellence Accreditation by American College of Radiology
UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s
Imaging and Breast Screening has earned the “Breast Imaging Center of
Excellence” award from the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Commission on
Quality and Safety in Breast Imaging.
“We are very proud of this
designation,” says Claudine Van Meeteren, Director of Imaging, “our providers
and staff are dedicated to improving women’s health and providing high quality
and caring services here at St. Luke’s.”
The Center of Excellence
designation recognizes the highest level of achievement in breast imaging by
successfully earning accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy,
breast ultrasound, ultrasound guided biopsy and breast MRI.
“This accreditation ensures that the people of
Siouxland are getting access to the highest level of breast care right here in
Sioux City at Unity Point Health - St. Luke’s Imaging and Breast Screening
services,” explains Dr. Sheila Foster, DO.
Peer Review evaluations,
conducted in each breast imaging modality by board certified physicians and
medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that this
facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel
qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality