Who sponsors this thing anyway? I don't see any radiology societies in there:
Acquiring this blessing is pretty cheap, only $2500 for a main site, and $1000 for each additional scanner per lab. I'm going to buy a used scanner and put it in my garage, and pay my $2500 so I can be accredited too!
American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Otolaryngology
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Society for Vascular Surgery
Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Society of Nuclear Medicine
Oh, guess what? There is also a sister operation, ICAMRL, the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Magnetic Resonance Laboratories. Why can't we just be honest and create the ICARMFPW, the Intersocietal Commission for the Authorization of Removal of Money From Patients' Wallets?