Inspira Health Network Awarded ACR Accreditation in Radiation Oncology

The Inspira Frank and Edith Scarpa Regional Cancer Pavilion’s Department of Radiation Oncology has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer or to relieve a cancer patient’s pain.
The ACR is the nation’s oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body, with over 600 accredited sites, and 27 years of accreditation experience. The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. Inspira’s radiation oncology team in Vineland has been accredited by the ACR since 1998, when it became one of the first programs in the state to earn the distinction.
“Our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally accepted standards of care,” said Mario Sergi, Jr., administrative director of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Oncology Data Services at Inspira. “Here at Inspira, we work to ensure our staff is well qualified through education and certification to administer to our patients’ radiation therapy treatments using the most appropriate equipment. We are proud to be recognized by the ACR for meeting and exceeding quality assurance and safety guidelines.
ACR accreditation is awarded only to facilities meeting specific Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board certified radiation oncologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field.
The Inspira Frank and Edith Scarpa Regional Cancer Pavilion is located at 1505 West Sherman Avenue in Vineland.