Gago Center for Fertility/Gago IVF is awarded AlUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation
The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is pleased to announce that Gago Center for Fertility/Gago IVF has been awarded ultrasound practice accreditation in the area(s) of gynecologic, first trimester obstetric, with an adjunct competence in 3D (GYN) sonography.
Gago Center for Fertility/Gago IVF has achieved this recognition by meeting rigorous voluntary guidelines set by the diagnostic ultrasound profession. All facets of the practice were assessed, including the training and qualifications of physicians and sonographers; ultrasound equipment maintenance; documentation; storage, and record-keeping practices; policies and procedures to protect patients and staff; quality assurance methods; and the thoroughness, technical quality and interpretation of the sonograms the practice performs.
About the AlUM
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary medical association of more than 9900 physicians, sonographers, and scientists dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation. Participation in the AlUM’s Ultrasound Practice Accreditation program is available to practices in the following areas of ultrasound: abdominal/general, breast, complete obstetric or trimester-specific obstetric, OB with adjunct detailed fetal anatomic ultrasound, musculoskeletal (diagnostic), musculoskeletal (ultrasound-guided interventional procedures), fetal echocardiography, gynecologic (with or without 3D), dedicated thyroid/parathyroid, urologic, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and head and neck. For more information, visit www.aium.org.