Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Granted Continued Gold Seal of Mammography Accreditation

July 27, 2017 at 7:18 AM

mammonew.jpgYankton Medical Clinic, P.C. mammography was recently granted continued gold seal of accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for quality and safety.

This is a continuation of mammography’s accreditation for another three years.

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. The seal is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards.

Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam or mammogram, is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases. Using 3D Digital Mammography, the Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.’s Comprehensive Breast Care Center, is able to provide more specialized, layered images.

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. uses only board-certified technologists in mammography to perform 3D digital mammograms for their patients. In addition, Board Certified Radiologist, Will Eidsness, MD, is onsite to read all scans performed at the Clinic.

For more information about Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.’s Comprehensive Breast Care Center, contact 605-665-7841.

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Bev Karstens, Kelsey Buschkamp, Jen Torsney, Sheri Goeken, and Jill Griess, from the Yankton Medical Clinic, stand next to a piece of mammography equipment.

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