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DEP Releases Third Quarter Mammography Inspections
Date:11/10/2008

All 76 Inspected Pennsylvania Facilities Meet Federal Standards

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection released reports today showing that all of the 76 mammography facilities it inspected during the third quarter of this year are operating within the guidelines set forth by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

DEP inspects each of Pennsylvania's approximately 400 certified mammography facilities annually under a contract with FDA, which sets standards for these facilities under the federal Mammography Quality Standards Act.

The inspections help to ensure that this sophisticated equipment is maintained and operated properly. The inspection information is available through a partnership between DEP and the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. The location of regional mammography facilities and information about their latest inspections is available at http://www.depweb.state.pa.us, keyword: Mammography; then click on "Mammography Facility Inspections in Pennsylvania."

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following mammography facilities, by county, were inspected during the third quarter:

ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Allegheny General Hospital Suburban Campus

Allegheny General Mammography Center at Century III

Allegheny Imaging Inst. -- Kennedy Medical Imaging

East Suburban OBGYN Associates

Heritage Valley Health System Diagnostic Imaging Center at Thorn Run

High Field Open MRI Inc.

West Hills Open MRI & Imaging Center

West Mifflin Imaging Associates LP

BERKS COUNTY

Diagnostic Health of Reading

St. Joseph Health Network at St. Lawrence

St. Joseph Medical Center Community Campus

BLAIR COUNTY

Nason Hospital

Women's Health and Laser Care

BRADFORD COUNTY

Gutherie Clinic Towanda

Memorial Hospital Inc.

BUCKS COUNTY

Grand View Hospital Outpatient Center at Sellersville

Jefferson Imaging -- Langhorne

St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital Radiology

St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital Women's Imaging Center

CAMBRIA COUNTY

Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital

Ebensburg Care Center

Johnstown Screening & Diagnostic Breast Center

Memorial Medical Center Downtown Campus

Richland Care Center

CENTRE COUNTY

Mount Nittany Medical Center Breast Care Center

CLARION COUNTY

Clarion Hospital

Clarion Hospital Mammography Services Cricklewood Center

CLINTON COUNTY

Lock Haven Hospital

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Berwick Hospital

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Pinnacle Health Fredricksen Outpatient Center

Quantum Imaging & Therapeutic Associates

DAUPHIN COUNTY

Pinnacle Health at Community General Osteopathic Hospital

Pinnacle Health Family Care of Millersburg

Pinnacle Health at Harrisburg Hospital

DELAWARE COUNTY

Bryn Mawr Hospital Health Center

Mainline Health at Upper Providence

ERIE COUNTY

Carol Ann Lyons, M.D.

Hamot Imaging Center Fairview

OBGYN Associates of Erie

Saint Vincent Outpatient Center

LANCASTER COUNTY

Garden Spot Imaging

Lancaster General Norlanco

Margarita M. Shultz, M.D. Radiology

Meadowbrook Imaging

LAWRENCE COUNTY

Ellwood City Hospital

Jameson Hospital South

Jameson Memorial Hospital

Jameson Memorial Hospital NWHP

LEBANON COUNTY

The Good Samaritan Hospital

GSH Satellite Services Jonestown Center

LEHIGH COUNTY

St. Luke's Women's Imaging Center

LUZERNE COUNTY

Hazelton General Hospital at Hazelton Health & Wellness Center

McKEAN COUNTY

Bradford Regional Medical Center

Kane Community Hospital

MIFFLIN COUNTY

Lewistown Hospital

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Central Montgomery Medical Center

Grand View Hospitals Harleysville Outpatient Center

Pottstown Memorial Medical Center

Pennsburg Outpatient Center of Grand View Hospital

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY

Northampton Imaging Center

Radiology and MRI of Bethlehem

St. Luke's Women's Imaging Center

St. Luke's Hospital Women's Imaging Center

St. Luke's Hospital -- North Breast Imaging Center

PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

Hahnemann University Hospital

Hahnemann University Hospital Outpatient Imaging Center

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Breast Imaging Center

POTTER COUNTY

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital

SOMERSET COUNTY

Meyersdale Community Hospital

Somerset Hospital

TIOGA COUNTY

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital -- Central Avenue

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital -- West Avenue

UNION COUNTY

Tristan Associates Susquehanna Valley Imaging

Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Monongahela Valley Hospital Inc. Women's Health Center

WESTMORELAND COUNTY

Alle Kiski Medical Center Citizens Ambulatory Care Center

CONTACT:

Teresa Candori

(717) 787-1323


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