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Center of Excellence

DICOE Logo_4c_cmykChildren's Hospital of Wisconsin was re-designated as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). We're only the 3rd pediatric hospital in the country to receive this designation.

As a DICOE facility, the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin imaging department provides:

  • Provides patients with the utmost confidence of receiving today’s highest levels of imaging quality, safety and care
  • Offers excellence at multiple levels — the professional staff, technology, policies and procedures
  • Has achieved accreditation by the American College of Radiology in all imaging modalities that we provide
  • Has exceeded the standard requirements of accreditation to achieve the designation of Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence from the American College of Radiology
  • Has an ongoing process for self-assessment (and improvement) including participation in the ACR Dose Index Registry® and General Radiology Improvement Database

DICOE criteria

To become a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence, the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Imaging Department has met the following criteria:

  • ACR accreditation in all modalities offered and that ACR provides
  • Participation in the ACR Dose Index Registry and General Radiology Improvement Database
  • Image Gently® and Image Wisely® pledges
  • Comprehensive assessment of quality, safety, procedures and personnel by an expert ACR survey team in the following areas:
  • Governance and personnel
  • Facility organization and management
  • Physical environment
  • Equipment and IT infrastructure
  • Radiation and general safety
  • Quality management
  • Policies and procedures
  • Patient rights and medical records 
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Center of Excellence

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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's imaging department was re-designated as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. Our imaging department was the third children's hospital in the nation to receive this prestigious credential.