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Center of Excellence

DICOE Logo_4c_cmykChildren's Hospital of Wisconsin just received the designation 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 just received the 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.