Allina Health Cancer Institute – Coon Rapids designated an ACR Comprehensive Breast Imaging Center

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (Sept. 27, 2023) — Allina Health Cancer Institute (AHCI) – Coon Rapids has been designated a Comprehensive Breast Imaging Center by the American College of Radiology® (ACR®).

By awarding facilities this status, ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). 

“We are proud of the incredible care teams at AHCI – Coon Rapids who ensure patients receive exceptional care every day,” said Badrinath Konety, MD, AHCI President. “ACR is the gold standard for medical imaging, and the Comprehensive Breast Imaging Center accreditation is a reflection of the high standards we hold for safety and quality and our culture of continual improvement.”

Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that Allina Health Cancer Institute – Coon Rapids has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 42,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

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