As a part of the 2013 Addition & Reconstruction Project, Sports Medicine South constructed an in-house MRI Suite as a new wing on our existing building. This state-of-the-art MRI Suite opened late 2013 and includes a number of added features to create a comforting experience for all patients.
Below you will find information about the specifications and amenities
Sports Medicine South’s MRI Facility is accredited through the ACR (American College of Radiology) and has been given a Gold Seal of approval. Finding an ACR Accredited MRI Facility is of the upmost importance to ensure safety to patients and quality imaging results. ACR requires facilities to submit ongoing testing and results for review to enforce that ACR standards are continuously met. To find more about ACR and the importance of accreditation, please see the FAQ’s below:
Before your imaging procedure be sure to ask your physician the following questions:
When you see the gold seals of accreditation prominently displayed in our imaging facility, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety. Look for the ACR Gold Seals of Accreditation.
To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our facility’s personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications. It’s important for patients to know that every aspect of the ACR accreditation process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging.What does ACR accreditation mean?
When you see the ACR gold seal, you can rest assured that your prescribed imaging test will be done at a facility that has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety. The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 34,000 physicians.
Billy “BJ” Williams, BSc. R.T. (R)(MR)
Billy “BJ” Williams, BSc. RT (R) (MR) has a depth of experience and involvement in the radiology field. In the past, he has worked for Gwinnett Medical Center, Emory Hospital, & The Shepard Center both in X-Ray and MRI, scanning everything from musculoskeletal to more intricate scans of the brain. His background and in-depth knowledge of MRIs continue to ensure Sports Medicine South’s MRI integrity, quality, and compliance.