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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport Achieves ACRO Accreditation

by UPMC Susquehanna

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 UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport recently achieved American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Accreditation in Radiation Oncology.

To achieve the three-year accreditation award, the facility had to undergo rigorous peer reviews, including reviews of patient care, safety practices, and technology; as well as several months of on-site visits evaluating a wide range of factors from staffing to quality assurance, safety, and work processes.

“UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is a leader in innovative cancer care,” said Michelle Gaida, executive director, cancer care services, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport. “This accreditation is a testament of the hard-work and dedication of our staff to providing the highest-quality care to our friends and neighbors here in our community.”

Accreditation is a voluntary process in which professional peers identify standards indicative of a quality practice. An audit is conducted to ensure that the strict standards are followed.

The American College of Radiation Oncology strives to ensure the highest quality care for radiation therapy patients and promote success in the practice of radiation oncology through education, responsible socioeconomic advocacy, and integration of science and technology into clinical practice.

Learn more about UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.