Columbia, MO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014
Argus Radiology, a United States based and privately owned Teleradiology/Telemedicine healthcare service company, has been awarded The Joint Commission’s prestigious “Gold Seal of Approval®.” The internationally recognized symbol is granted as an indicator of Argus Radiology’s commitment to provide high quality patient care, improve efficiencies and meet the most rigorous standards of performance, as seen on argusrad.com/accreditation.
“I commend Argus Radiology for successfully achieving this pinnacle and for its dedication to continually improving patient care,” says Michael Kulczycki, executive director, Ambulatory Care accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. “Organizations that strive for accreditation in ambulatory care from the Joint Commission are demonstrating the highest commitment to quality and safety to their patients, staff and their community,” says Kulczycki.
Argus Radiology underwent a rigorous on-site survey in June 2014, as the final step in the certification process. A team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated Argus for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients including quality control, leadership and medication management.
“We are proud to be one of the few private radiology owned Teleradiology companies to gain The Joint Commission accreditation,” says Jamey D. Wright, M.D., president, Argus Radiology. "By attaining this award, our radiology clients are assured that we voluntarily adhere to the same rigorous procedures they must follow,” adds Wright.
Argus Radiology provides radiology specialty interpretations of x-rays, MRI’s, CT scans and Ultra Sounds, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, for radiology groups, rural hospitals, imaging centers and other healthcare providers throughout the country. The Joint Commission accreditation is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare.