The Sagemark Companies (New York) reported that all of its imaging centers have received accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

"We are delighted that each of our imaging centers has met the strict standards of the American College of Radiology," said Michael Fagien, MD, chief medical officer for the Sagemark Companies.

"Our imaging facilities are centers of medical excellence and 100% ACR accreditation is a testament to the excellent imaging service we provide to each and every patient," continued Dr. Fagien. "We are especially proud of the ACR accreditation on May 29th of Premier PET Imaging of Jacksonville for oncology and brain procedures, as well as for cardiac PET perfusion studies using ammonia N-13, to our knowledge, the only out-patient center in the United States to receive such an honor."

Sagemark is a national owner and operator of out-patient PET and PET/CT medical diagnostic imaging centers.

Cogdell Spencer completes rehab center

Cogdell Spencer (Charlotte, North Carolina) reported the recent completion of the 52,800 square foot rehabilitation hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This facility is owned by Cogdell Spencer Inc. and leased to an operating joint venture composed of St. Louis-based Centerre Healthcare and Lancaster General Hospital.

This facility, located on the Lancaster General Health Campus includes a therapeutic pool, gymnasium, 50 private rooms and space for intensive inpatient physical rehabilitation following strokes, trauma or other health care problems that result in severe disabilities.

"We are pleased with the completion of this first project in the Central Pennsylvania market," said Andrew Woolley, Development Project Manager with Cogdell Spencer. "Lancaster General Hospital is a great client for Cogdell Spencer and we look forward to a long relationship in the community."

Charlotte-based Cogdell Spencer is a real estate investment trust that invests in specialty office buildings for the medical profession, including medical offices, ambulatory surgery and diagnostic centers.

Calypso receives ISO Certification

Calypso Medical Technologies (Seattle, Washington) reported that its Calypso 4D Localization System and Beacon electromagnetic transponder manufacturing process has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).