Canton, Ohio: Judy Hadam, BS, RT, CRA, administrative director of radiology services at Mercy Medical Center, has received the credential of Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) through the Radiology Administration Certification Commission (RACC).
Hadam became the 40th radiology administrator in Ohio to pass the CRA exam, which was given on August 22 in Washington, DC. The CRA program is the only credentialing opportunity recognizing the imaging administrator’s range of skills and expertise. The credential was designed to recognize professional competencies in five key medical imaging managment areas:
-Communication and information management
-Human resource management
Candidates who meet education and experience requirements and pass a national examination are awarded the credential CRA.
“We are very proud of Judy’s most recent accomplishment, which recognizes her high level of professional competency and dedication to provide the highest quality of care to the patients we serve,” says Jeff Smith, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Mercy Medical Center.
Hadam joined the staff at Mercy Medical Center in 1999. She has 20 years experience as an administrative director of radiology services, and is currently a member of the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) and American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
For more information on the Radiology Administration Certification Commission and its CRA certification, please visit the website www.CRAinfo.org.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
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