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Unity Perinatal Medicine Receives National Accreditation

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (July 6, 2010) – Unity Perinatal Medicine has received a three-year accreditation from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) for obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. “Unity Perinatal Medicine has achieved accreditation in recognition that the practice has met voluntary standards set by the diagnostic ultrasound profession,” said AIUM’s Director of Accreditation Paula Woletz, RDMS, RDCS, MPH. “The entire practice was reviewed, including the practice’s personnel; physical facilities; documentation, storage, and record-keeping practices; policies and procedures; quality assurance methods; and how the practice meets the AIUM standards.” “Ultrasound plays a continually increasing and critical role during pregnancy and during management of gynecologic conditions,” said Daniel Grace, M.D., of Unity Perinatal Medicine. “Patient care is of the utmost importance for Unity Health System, and we are pleased to offer the highest standard of care in our ultrasound practice.” Participations in the AIUM’s Ultrasound Practice Accreditation program is voluntary and is available to practices in the following areas of ultrasound: abdominal/general, obstetrical or focused obstetrical, gynecological, vascular, breast, or any combination of these areas. At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include our Joint Replacement Center, Family Birth Place, Spine Center, Diabetes Center, Chemical Dependency, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, plus the area’s most comprehensive range of services for older adults. ACM Medical Laboratory is the world’s fifth largest provider of clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our 98% overall patient satisfaction rating.