PITTSBURGH, PA, August 7, 2018 – Foundation Radiology Group is pleased to announce it has received re-accreditation from the Joint Commission by demonstrating compliance with the organization’s rigorous performance standards for healthcare quality and safety. Foundation Radiology Group was the first multi-institutional, hospital-based radiology group to receive this accreditation in 2009. To achieve the recent re-accreditation Foundation passed a follow-up audit measuring its performance against national quality and safety requirements.
“We are honored to once again be re-accredited from the Joint Commission,” said Foundation Radiology Group CEO Richard Vance. “This gives all of our customers the confidence and assurance that they are are receiving the highest levels of radiology services. I’m also proud of the Foundation team in achieving this designation and for the outstanding work they provide our customers that include Academic Medical Centers, Integrated Delivery Networks and Community Hospitals.”
An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. Organizations that obtain this status are permitted to display The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.
About Foundation Radiology Group
Foundation Radiology Group, based in Pittsburgh, PA, is a trusted partner for Academic Medical Centers, Integrated Delivery Networks, Community Hospitals and local radiologists. With over 30 referenceable clients across a 10-state region, our fully integrated radiology solutions platform combines onsite local radiologists and subspecialty services of a highly trained physician team. Foundation’s more than 90 radiologists are all US-based providers. We offer expertise in every subspecialty. Our radiology team is available for consults day and night and delivers final reads 24/7/365. Foundation Radiology Group is the first multi-institutional radiology group accredited by the Joint Commission.