Thibodaux Regional Health System is proud to announce that its Cancer Center
has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation by the American College of Radiology
(ACR) in Radiation Oncology. Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is
the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. Thibodaux Regional
Cancer Center utilizes the most advanced radiation therapy technology
available to treat cancer for the very best outcomes.
The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and
patient safety, and further validates Thibodaux Regional’s commitment
to providing the highest level of cancer care to our patients. Accreditation
is awarded only to facilities meeting specific Practice Guidelines and
Technical Standards developed by ACR after a peer-review evaluation by
board-certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists who are experts
in the field. The ACR is the nation’s oldest and most widely accepted
radiation oncology accrediting body, with over 700 accredited sites, and
30 years of accreditation experience.
Thibodaux Regional’s Cancer Center Radiation Oncology was rigorously
evaluated based upon patient care and treatment, patient safety, personnel
qualifications, equipment requirements, and quality assurance and control
procedures. Through the accreditation, the Cancer Canter ensures that:
- National accepted standards of care are met;
- Personnel are qualified and certified to administer the radiation therapy
- And the Cancer Center meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines.