MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Feb. 27, 2018 – Carolina Regional Cancer Center has earned a three-year term of re-accreditation in radiation oncology from the American College of Radiology (ACR). The cancer treatment center is the only ACR accredited facility in Myrtle Beach.
The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. Experts in the field perform a peer-review evaluation and award the accreditation only to facilities meeting specific practice guidelines and technical standards developed by ACR.
Patient care and treatment, patient safety and quality assurance programs are among the criteria assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Radiation Oncology Accreditation.
“We are honored that the ACR has continued to recognize our dedication to patient care and awarded our center this re-accreditation,” said Patrick Francke, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director at Carolina Regional Cancer Center. “Our facility will continue to uphold the strict quality control standards that first earned us the accreditation.”
The ACR is the nation’s oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body, with over 650 accredited sites and 29 years of experience. The ACR seal accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting specific Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards developed by ACR after peer-review evaluation by board certified radiation oncologists.
Carolina Regional Cancer Center, a 21st Century Oncology affiliate, is located at 4708 Oleander Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
For more information about our services, visit myrtlebeach.21co.com or call (843) 449-9415.
About 21st Century Oncology:
21st Century Oncology is the largest global, physician led provider of Integrated Cancer Care services. The company offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, focused on delivering academic quality, cost-effective patient care in personal and convenient settings. As of December 31, 2017, the company operates 167 treatment centers, including 131 centers located in 17 states and 36 centers located in seven countries in Latin America. The company holds market-leading positions in most of its domestic local markets and abroad.