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Proposed Changes to IAC Nuclear/PET Standards Now Open for Public Comment - THIS COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED

APRIL 1, 2016 | In keeping with the IAC's continued commitment to streamlining and simplifying the accreditation process, we are pleased to announce that the public now has the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the IAC Standards and Guidelines for Nuclear/PET Accreditation

A substantial change to the IAC Nuclear/PET Standards regarding the required radiopharmaceutical activities and their corresponding radiation effective doses is proposed. To read background on this change, please visit intersocietal.org/nuclear/main/dose.htm.

The Standards are reviewed periodically by the IAC Nuclear/PET Board of Directors and revised as needed. As a component to the accreditation process, proposed Standards that have been approved by the Board of Directors are then posted to the IAC website for a 60-day public comment period. These proposed Standards include changes to the current Standards, the removal of current Standards and/or the addition of new Standards

Beginning April 1st, 2016, the public may visit the IAC website at intersocietal.org/iac/comment_period.htm#nuclear to comment on any of the proposed Standards until June 1st, 2016. In order to provide comments, the IAC Comment Form must be completed and submitted electronically by the provided deadline.

To Submit a Comment on Proposed Standards:

  1. Visit the IAC website at intersocietal.org/iac/comment_period.htm#nuclear;
  2. Select the proposed Nuclear/PET Standard on which to comment;
  3. A window will expand with the description of the Standard and the proposed change on the left;
  4. On the right, fill in your name and comment in the boxes provided; 
  5. Hit Submit.

At the close of the comment period, the IAC Nuclear/PET Board of Directors will review any submitted comments, consider modifications as needed and vote for final approval of the Standards. Facilities are notified of changes to the published Standards, and the most current version of the Standards can be viewed or printed from the IAC Nuclear/PET website at intersocietal.org/nuclear/main/nuclear_standards.htm.

IAC Announces New Chief Executive Officer

FEBRUARY 29, 2016 | The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) announces that their Board of Directors has appointed Mary Lally, MS, CAE, as Chief Executive Officer. IAC 25th LogoAs CEO, Ms. Lally succeeds Sandra Katanick, retiring as IAC’s founding CEO since 1991.

“We are pleased to announce this appointment,” said Raymond Stainback, MD, FACC, FASE. IAC Chairperson. “Mary will bring leadership and clinical expertise to this important role. Having served the IAC for more than eight years, she has demonstrated her skills through programmatic and leadership development. She brings a wealth of perspective and experience.”

Bringing to the position a unique combined background of clinical expertise and association management experience, Ms. Lally possesses both a Master’s degree in Radiation Health Physics as well as the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential.

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