Nuclear Medicine Consulting Services

Medical Physics Consultants, Inc. - Services

MPC places special emphasis on regulatory assistance, along with administrative and Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) support.  We have earned and gained an excellent reputation with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and multiple State agencies by helping our clients maintain a high level of compliance through routine audits of their radiation safety programs.

Although quarterly audits are typical, the frequency of audits depends on the size and complexity of each program and the dependence of specific needs.  MPC provides a digital and hardcopy report for each audit which includes a summary cover letter, audit findings, certificates of performance and recommendations for corrective actions.

MPC is capable of providing the following services:

  • Regulatory compliance audits
  • License applications for renewal and amendment purposes
  • Attendance and contribution to Radiation Safety Committee meetings
  • Radiation Safety Program development and review
  • Personnel Dosimetry / ALARA program review
  • Written Directive program review and audit
  • Policy / Procedure Manual review per TJC, HFAP and ACR
  • Sealed Source Inventory and Leak Testing (NRC Licensed)
  • Fetal Dose Estimation by an ABR or CHP Board Certified physicist
  • Radiation Safety Inservices
  • Instrumentation review, calibration and quality assurance
    • (a)  Dose Calibrators
    • (b)  Well Counters and Uptake Probes
    • (c)  Survey Meters (NRC Licensed)
    • (d)  Gamma Cameras – Planar, SPECT, SPECT/CT
    • (e)  PET/CT Systems

Additional Services by special request:

  • Quarterly SPECT  or SPECT/ CT performance & phantom testing
  • Survey meter repair and loaners
  • Acceptance testing of Planar, SPECT, SPECT/CT and PET/CT systems

Acceptance Testing

MPC has a long and respected history of providing acceptance testing services for all ionizing radiation producing and detecting equipment. We have an internationally respected group of medical physicists with proven and vendor accepted testing protocols.

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Accreditation

MPC is able to provide expertise to all levels of your needs with regards to accreditation of your imaging service programs. Our professional staff includes Image Reviewers and Site Inspection specialist’s both present and past for the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL).

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We have been using the services of MPC for years and appreciate the extra care and effort they provide to ensure our equipment is safe and meets the standards for quality to operate legally. The physicists are knowledgeable and approachable. They have a genuine concern for our success and compliance with governing regulations.

Lynne

We have found the services of MPC vital in meeting our accreditation and regulatory obligations for annual and acceptance testing for all our imaging equipment. MPC has demonstrated to be a cost effective service of providing qualified medical physicists for all our nuclear medicine and diagnostic imaging machine needs for over the past ten years.

Anonymous RSO