Palm Bay Hospital Receives Prestigious Radiology Accreditations

By  //  April 26, 2013

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ABOVE VIDEO: Located on Malabar Road in the fastest growing area in Brevard, Palm Bay Hospital features 152 beds and 195 highly skilled physicians.  Focused on cutting-edge technology, Palm Bay Hospital offers patients extensive digital diagnostic radiology including digital mammography, x-ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine and Tele-Radiology. 

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Health First Palm Bay Hospital is proud to announce it has received prestigious accreditations from the American College of Radiology (ACR) in CT Modalities and four areas of Ultrasound Service.

Continuing a tradition of offering patients the latest high-tech services available, Palm Bay Hospital has earned three-year ACR Accreditation in ultrasound services in the areas of general, gynecological, first and second trimesters for obstetrical and vascular (including abdominal vascular, cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular). (Health First video image)

Continuing a tradition of offering patients the latest high-tech services available, Palm Bay Hospital has earned three-year ACR Accreditation in ultrasound services in the areas of general, gynecological, first and second trimesters for obstetrical and vascular (including abdominal vascular, cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular). (Health First video image)

Continuing a tradition of offering patients the latest high-tech services available, Palm Bay Hospital has earned three-year ACR Accreditation in ultrasound services in the areas of general, gynecological, first and second trimesters for obstetrical and vascular (including abdominal vascular, cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular). Health First Palm Bay Hospital also received accreditation for the GE 8 Slice Lightspeed CT Scanner and the Philips 64 Slice Brilliance CT Scanner.

Palm Bay Hospital offers a full spectrum of healthcare services, including Cardiopulmonary, Surgery, Rehabilitation, Intensive Care, Emergency, and Endoscopy Services.  Additionally, PBH serves the community with a 22-bed Emergency Department treating 38,000+ emergency cases a year.  Brevard’s first Hospice patient facility, the William Childs Hospice House, is located in a secluded wooded area on our campus.

Palm Bay Hospital offers a full spectrum of healthcare services, including Cardiopulmonary, Surgery, Rehabilitation, Intensive Care, Emergency, and Endoscopy Services. Additionally, Palm Bay Hospital serves the community with a 22-bed Emergency Department treating 38,000+ emergency cases a year. Brevard’s first Hospice patient facility, the William Childs Hospice House, is located in a secluded wooded area on the campus.

RIGOROUS REVIEW PROCESS

The ACR awards accreditation for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of a facility’s practices. Image quality and procedure evaluations are conducted by Board-certified Radiologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field. The program also evaluates personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.

Patients who choose Palm Bay Hospital for Ultrasound Services can be assured the hospital has gone through a rigorous review process to ensure nationally-accepted standard practices that meet or exceed quality assurance and patient safety guidelines.

For more information on ultrasound services at Palm Bay Hospital call 321-434-6100.

FULLY INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEM

health first logoFounded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system and employs more than 7,500 people and has four hospitals (including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital). Health First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties. In addition, Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center. Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers.

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