Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Breast & Bone Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
"The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation is a result of the hard work and dedication of our radiologists and staff," said Steve Sanders, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center CEO. "It identifies us as a premier provider of comprehensive breast imaging services and should assure patients that we provide the highest quality of care."
Dr. Amy Nordmann, a board-certified breast radiologist, reads a patient's mammogram at the Breast & Bone Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. The hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in all of its voluntary, breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Breast & Bone Center is fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Peer-review evaluations conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists have determined that Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Breast & Bone Center has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.
The ACR, headquartered in Reston, Va., is a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs for focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology, as well as the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
For more information on Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Breast & Bone Center, visit www.memorialhermann.org or call 713.222.CARE (2273).