Elizabeth Wende Breast Care’s Distinctions & Accreditations

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE)

ACR Gold Standard Accreditation

  • Digital Mammography
  • Ultrasound
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Breast MRI

American College of Radiology

Learn more at www.acr.org


ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation recognizes our dedication to improving women’s health by participating in rigorous quality assurance program and procedure evaluations are conducted by board-certified radiologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field.

The ACR awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of its practice.

The program also evaluates personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs. This signifies that the Elizabeth Wende Breast Care provides services at the highest standards of the radiology profession In order to receive the ACR’s Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation, a center must be fully fully accredited in:

  • Mammography by the ACR (or an FDA-approved state accrediting body)
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy by the ACR
  • Breast Ultrasound by the ACR (including the Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy module)

When you see the gold seals of accreditation prominently displayed at the EWBC, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety. Look for the ACR Gold Seals of Accreditation in Digital Mammography, Ultrasound, Stereotactic Biopsy, and Breast MRI.

To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our EWBC personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have undergone a rigorous review process and met specific qualifications. It’s important for patients to know that board-certified expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging oversee every aspect of the ACR accreditation process.

ACR Mammography Center of Excellence

Digital Mammography

ACR Ultrasound Center of Excellence


ACR Stereotactic Biopsy Center of Excellence

Stereotactic Biopsy

ACR Breast MRI Center of Excellence

Breast MRI

ACR Breast Imaging Center of ExcellenceWhat does ACR accreditation mean?

  • Our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally-accepted standards of care
  • Our personnel are well qualified, through education and certification, to perform medical imaging and interpret your images
  • Our equipment is appropriate for the test you receive, and our facility meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines
  • ACR Accreditation ensures quality care

To learn more about the American College of Radiology, please visit www.acr.org.