Hays, Kansas – HaysMed, the leading healthcare provider in Hays, Kansas, proudly announces its recent achievement of a three-year term of reaccreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) from the American College of Radiology (ACR). This recognition underscores HaysMed’s commitment to delivering superior patient care and maintaining the highest standards in medical imaging.
MRI, a non-invasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to generate detailed images of internal body parts, plays a crucial role in aiding physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions. HaysMed’s MRI program has received accreditation at both the hospital MRI and the MRI at the Orthopedic Clinic, ensuring exceptional imaging capabilities for both adult and pediatric patients.
The ACR Gold Seal of Accreditation represents the pinnacle of image quality and patient safety standards. It is bestowed only upon facilities that meet ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards, following a meticulous peer-review evaluation conducted by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Factors such as image quality, personnel qualifications, equipment adequacy, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are rigorously assessed. The findings are then reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, providing a comprehensive report to support continuous practice improvement.
The HaysMed Imaging Department plays a pivotal role in accurately imaging, interpreting images, and diagnosing patients, offering a comprehensive range of services for both adult and pediatric cases. The department is staffed by experienced radiologists and certified, licensed radiology technologists who demonstrate expertise in their respective fields.