Northern Dutchess Hospital’s CT Scan earns accreditation

Posted: 6/13/2017

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s radiology department recently received a three-year accreditation in CT imaging as the result of a review by the American College of Radiology, a professional medical society.

Northern Dutchess offers computed tomography (CT) scans as a noninvasive medical test to help physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions.

“The American College of Radiology’s gold seal accreditation is our version of an A on our report card,” said Paul King, the hospital’s director of radiology. “To earn this A, board-certified experts reviewed our CT scans, staff qualifications, equipment, facility and procedures, and scored us at the highest level achievable. We’re very proud.”

The department’s accreditation is good through 2020.

For information about Northern Dutchess Hospital, visit or call 845-876-3001 (TTY:  800-421-1220).

Registered nurse Alecia Brophy assists with a CT scan on Feb. 12, 2015, at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.

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