Emory Johns Creek Hospital first in Georgia to receive ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence recognition
Woodruff Health Sciences Center | March 20, 2019
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH) recently receiveddesignation from the American College of Radiology as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE). EJCH is the only DICOE-recognized adult facility in the state of Georgia and the first Emory facility.
"This elite designation demonstrates our hospital and radiology department’s dedication to quality, safety and engagement," says Howard Fleishon, MD, director of Community Radiology Specialists and EJCH’s chief of radiology services.
The distinction shows EJCH provides the highest levels of imaging care and exceeds standard accreditation requirements to identify best-quality imaging practices.
"We’re very proud of the hard work demonstrated by our radiology staff to receive this incredible designation," says Hannah Henry, EJCH’s vice president of operations.
"Our team had to undergo a comprehensive assessment of the entire medical imaging practice, to include structure and outcomes, professional staff, technology, policies and procedures, image quality, safety, and patient results," says Henry. EJCH performs more than 75,000 radiology exams and procedures each year. Patients receive care from board-certified radiologists and technologists with advanced training in several imaging specialties.
"Our ultimate goal is to maintain a culture of continuous improvement where our patients receive Emory’s leading edge quality standards in our patient centered care environment," says Fleishon.
For more information about EJCH visit emoryhealthcare.org/johnscreek or call 678-474-7000.