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June 2024

Certified facilities, as of October 1, 2023 8,834
Certification statistics, as of June 1, 2024  
  Total certified facilities / Total accredited units 8,872 / 25,866
  Certified facilities with 2D digital units2 / Accredited 2D digital units 8,872 / 13,552
  Certified facilities with DBT units3,4/ Accredited DBT units 7,981 / 12,314
FY 2024 inspection statistics, as of June 1, 2024  
  Facilities inspected 5,549
  Total units at inspected facilities 15,947
  Percent of inspections where the highest noncompliance was a:  
    Level 1 violation 1.6%
    Level 2 violation 11.1%
  Percent of inspections with no violation 87.3%
Total annual mammography procedures reported, as of June 1, 20241 41,725,229

May 2024

Certified facilities, as of October 1, 2023 8,834
Certification statistics, as of May 1, 2024  
  Total certified facilities / Total accredited units 8,868 / 25,757
  Certified facilities with 2D digital units2 / Accredited 2D digital units 8,867 / 13,515
  Certified facilities with DBT units3,4/ Accredited DBT units 7,955 / 12,242
FY 2024 inspection statistics, as of May 1, 2024  
  Facilities inspected 4,845
  Total units at inspected facilities 13,920
  Percent of inspections where the highest noncompliance was a:  
    Level 1 violation 1.5%
    Level 2 violation 11.0%
  Percent of inspections with no violation 87.5%
Total annual mammography procedures reported, as of May 1, 20241 41,497,527

April 2024

Certified facilities, as of October 1, 2023 8,834
Certification statistics, as of April 1, 2024  
  Total certified facilities / Total accredited units 8,854 / 25,639
  Certified facilities with 2D digital units2 / Accredited 2D digital units 8,852 / 13,474
  Certified facilities with DBT units3,4/ Accredited DBT units 7,926 / 12,165
FY 2024 inspection statistics, as of March 1, 2024  
  Facilities inspected 4,215
  Total units at inspected facilities 12,080
  Percent of inspections where the highest noncompliance was a:  
    Level 1 violation 1.6%
    Level 2 violation 10.7%
  Percent of inspections with no violation 87.6%
Total annual mammography procedures reported, as of March 1, 20241 41,350,402

March 2024

Certified facilities, as of October 1, 2023 8,834
Certification statistics, as of March 1, 2024  
  Total certified facilities / Total accredited units 8,852 / 25,585
  Certified facilities with 2D digital units2 / Accredited 2D digital units 8,850 / 13,474
  Certified facilities with DBT units3,4/ Accredited DBT units 7,901 / 12,111
FY 2024 inspection statistics, as of March 1, 2024  
  Facilities inspected 3,446
  Total units at inspected facilities 9,846
  Percent of inspections where the highest noncompliance was a:  
    Level 1 violation 1.8%
    Level 2 violation 10.9%
  Percent of inspections with no violation 87.3%
Total annual mammography procedures reported, as of March 1, 20241 41,040,355

February 2024

Certified facilities, as of October 1, 2023 8,834
Certification statistics, as of February 1, 2024  
  Total certified facilities / Total accredited units 8,862 / 25,547
  Certified facilities with 2D digital units2 / Accredited 2D digital units 8,861 / 13,471
  Certified facilities with DBT units3,4/ Accredited DBT units 7,900 / 12,076
FY 2024 inspection statistics, as of February 1, 2024  
  Facilities inspected 2,740
  Total units at inspected facilities 7,748
  Percent of inspections where the highest noncompliance was a:  
    Level 1 violation 2%
    Level 2 violation 10.3%
  Percent of inspections with no violation 87.8%
Total annual mammography procedures reported, as of February 1, 20241 40,869,997

January 2024

Certified facilities, as of October 1, 2023 8,834
Certification statistics, as of January 1, 2024  
  Total certified facilities / Total accredited units 8,858 / 25,439
  Certified facilities with 2D digital units2 / Accredited 2D digital units 8,857 / 13,443
  Certified facilities with DBT units3,4/ Accredited DBT units 7,865 / 11,996
FY 2024 inspection statistics, as of January 1, 2024  
  Facilities inspected 2,115
  Total units at inspected facilities 5,910
  Percent of inspections where the highest noncompliance was a:  
    Level 1 violation 2.2%
    Level 2 violation 10.1%
  Percent of inspections with no violation 87.7%
Total annual mammography procedures reported, as of January 1, 20241 40,533,714

1 This number is an aggregate of the total number of procedures performed annually as reported by facilities to their accreditation bodies at the time of their re-accreditation, which takes place once every three years. We have aggregated only the numbers reported by MQSA-certified, non-Veterans Hospital Administration facilities. The aggregate number may not reflect the current number of procedures performed at these facilities.

2Includes Full Field Digital Mammography and Computed Radiography Units.

3DBT - Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.

4Facilities with DBT also have FFDM so the DBT facilities count is included within the digital facilities count.

 

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