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Premier Prostate Cancer Center the Latest Center to Achieve High Honor of ACR Accreditation
Date:4/18/2013

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Premier Prostate Cancer Center, a partnership between AKSM/Oncology and the Urology Care Alliance (UCA), is the latest in a rapidly growing list of prostate-only treatment centers to earn the high honor of a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety, and is the result of a recent review by the ACR. It 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.

"Commitment to patients and delivering the highest quality of care has always been a top priority for Urology Care Alliance urologists," said UCA President Gary Karlin , MD. "This accreditation supports and demonstrates our commitment to quality and excellence in patient care." Dr. Karlin also noted this accreditation is not required and the Center voluntarily chose to undergo this vigorous review.

The ACR review and on-site survey assesses patient care and treatment, patient safety, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs. The Premier Prostate Cancer Center received an unqualified recommendation which means there were no deficiencies that needed improvement. "Dr. Arthur Harvey , the Center's Board-Certified Radiation Oncologist, and his staff are major reasons our ACR review was so flawless. His compassion, efforts and skills as a physician are greatly appreciated," said Karlin.

AKSM/Oncology both manages and staffs the Premier Prostate Cancer Center and is the market leader providing radiation therapy services in conjunction with urologists throughout the United States. AKSM/Oncology spent years planning and creating prostate-only treatment centers in partnership with urologists and radiation oncologists to assure the highest clinical standards and protocols were adopted and implemented.

"Clinical quality and the highest level of patient care is the cornerstone by which these prostate-only cancer treatment centers have been created. Clinical quality is an ongoing process that requires diligence and commitment of all the parties. On behalf of men throughout the United States we applaud ACR for continuing to recognize these centers for their excellence," said AKSM/Oncology National Clinical Director Donald Jackson .

Jackson also stated that prostate cancer patients overwhelmingly support treatment at urology-integrated centers like the Premier Prostate Cancer Center (click to see videos), and that several other AKSM/Oncology-operated centers are ACR certified or are currently seeking ACR accreditation.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

AKSM/Oncology is a urologist-owned and operated company that has earned a national reputation for its radiation center expertise. AKSM/Oncology, Inc. is a subsidiary of AKSM, Ltd. a national provider of technology and services by urologists for urologists since 1986.

The achievement by the Premier Prostate Cancer Center is just the latest in concerted efforts by the Urology Care Alliance to assure the highest levels of patient safety and quality care.  Urology Care Alliance's 25 urologists offer patients a comprehensive range of services providing the very best in urological care through the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment. Urology Care Alliance has locations in Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset and Union Counties, NJ and Bucks County, Pa.

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