Navigation Links
Gundersen Lutheran Breast Center Earns Top National Honor
Date:3/10/2009

LA CROSSE, Wis., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gundersen Lutheran is the first in the nation to achieve the highest level of distinction from the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers(TM) (NQMBC) Program. This distinguished honor represents a commitment to provide the highest level of quality breast health care. It's the latest in a long line of honors for Gundersen Lutheran Health System, based in La Crosse, Wis., a national leader in the measurement of breast cancer treatment and outcomes.

"We are proud to be the first -- and so far the only -- organization to reach this achievement," said Kelly Barton, administrative director of Gundersen Lutheran's cancer center. The NQMBC(TM) program is one of the first national quality initiatives designed to measure performance of interdisciplinary breast care.

"This represents a significant investment of time and energy on this quality initiative," said surgeon Jeffrey Landercasper, MD. "It's exciting to achieve another Center of Excellence honor. This award is a demonstration of our commitment to our patients. The reason we invest time in tracking our data is to make a great program even better."

In addition to the NQMBC honor, Gundersen Lutheran is one of only two organizations in the country with every available accreditation for the full scope of breast care, diagnosis and treatment from the American College of Radiology (another Center of Excellence designation). The breast center also has two fellowship-trained clinical breast radiologists, Richard Ellis, MD, and Jeannette Gasal-Spilde, MD. Dr. Ellis recently earned a distinction of his own -- he was inducted as a Fellow in the Society of Breast Imaging, one of only 100 in the nation.

What do the accolades mean? Gundersen Lutheran's model of care surrounds breast cancer patients with a team of specialists, using a coordinated approach that results in a fast diagnosis and a streamlin
'/>"/>

SOURCE Gundersen Lutheran Health System
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Lutheran Senior Services Partners with Silverchair Learning Systems to Enhance Employee Training and Education
2. Aid Urgently Needed in Myanmar (Burma): Lutheran World Relief Responds
3. Lutheran, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishops Urge Prayers for Peace in Sudan
4. Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
5. MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
6. Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
7. Drop in breast cancer incidence linked to hormone use, not mammograms
8. Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada
9. Eating junk food whilst pregnant and breastfeeding may lead to obese offspring
10. Acrylamide Wont Raise Breast Cancer Risk
11. New link between estrogen and breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2015)... NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2015 The ... and philanthropist Sanford J. Grossman, PhD, has committed $3 ... for Integrative Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the ... will focus on creating personalized medicine for treatment of ... predicting disease progression. , Crohn’s Disease, a chronic inflammatory ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Winscribe Professional for Windows Phones is ... speech productivity technology, which also includes applications for ... , Winscribe has supported mobile dictation over ... With the latest enhancement, Winscribe Professional for Windows ... in the last ten years. The sleek ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Final Cut Pro X users can ... Pixel Film Studios. A telestrator is a device that allows ... or still video image. Telestrators are often used in sports ... incoming weather patterns. , After users are done drawing,users can ... slider to control the speed of the animation. This can ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Doping has been around sports for ... Rodriguez continue to capture the public’s imagination, but so-called ... in performance enhancement along with new ethical considerations. In ... neuroscientist Anjan Chatterjee of Pennsylvania Hospital and ... dangers of these enhancements in sports. , Chatterjee studies ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... April 27, 2015 Covenant Care, a ... has rolled out its “Enhanced Dining” service with two ... developed with input from residents, patients and families to ... the redesign of its dining rooms so that they ... quality of life for our residents is our number ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sanford J. Grossman Charitable Trust Pledges $3 Million to Create Center at Mount Sinai 2Health News:Sanford J. Grossman Charitable Trust Pledges $3 Million to Create Center at Mount Sinai 3Health News:Winscribe Professional Dictation for Smartphones Evolves as Microsoft’s Mobile OS Grows 2Health News:Winscribe Professional Dictation for Smartphones Evolves as Microsoft’s Mobile OS Grows 3Health News:Winscribe Professional Dictation for Smartphones Evolves as Microsoft’s Mobile OS Grows 4Health News:Pixel Film Studios releases ProTelestrator for Final Cut Pro X. 2Health News:The Brain, Smart Drugs, and Sports on SCI TV with Anjan Chatterjee 2Health News:The Brain, Smart Drugs, and Sports on SCI TV with Anjan Chatterjee 3Health News:Covenant Care Rolls Out "Enhanced Dining" Offering Restaurant Style Experience To Residents, Patients & Families 2
... ... data toggle application revolutionizes any Windows Mobile Device with Camera and replaces any camera-clipboard operation ... ... Kodak roll film camera in 1888, engineers, inspectors and professionals have used a camera and ...
... ... today it has acquired Canterbury International, a privately-held company based in ... The Verdin Company, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is recognized as ... clock towers, glockenspiels, and other musical instruments.,Canterbury International, a leading supplier ...
... , ... Announce Open Membership Availability To Lap Band Surgeons., , ... Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2010 -- LapBandDoctors.com is pleased to ... the United States., , ,LapBandDoctors.com is not only an information portal for those considering ...
... study needs further testing in humans, experts say , SUNDAY, ... ubiquitous sugar known as fructose may cause certain fat cells ... role in childhood and adult obesity. , Fructose is a ... a variety of foods, including soft drinks, candy and many ...
... Shoreline ... Intensive Outpatient Treatment programs have been awarded three year accreditation based on a rigorous ... , ... (PRWEB) June 20, 2010 -- Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment in Long Beach, ...
... women with insulin resistance lose more weight after three ... low-fat diet with the same number of calories, according ... Saturday at The Endocrine Society,s 92nd Annual Meeting in ... for weight loss is a low-fat diet," said the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mobile and Patented: DATA-TO-CAMERA TOGGLE on handheld device replaces old camera and clipboard approach everywhere! Beats IPAD to camera punch too..... 2Health News:The Verdin Company Acquires Canterbury International, an industry leader in architectural site furnishings for over 50 years 2Health News:The Verdin Company Acquires Canterbury International, an industry leader in architectural site furnishings for over 50 years 3Health News:LapBandDoctors.com Announces Open Membership To Lap Band Surgery Professionals Around The Country. 2Health News:'Junk Food' Sugar May Help Some Fat Cells Proliferate 2Health News:'Junk Food' Sugar May Help Some Fat Cells Proliferate 3Health News:Shoreline Center For Eating Disorder Treatment Awarded Three Year Accreditation, Recognizing An Established Pattern Of Treatment Excellence 2Health News:Cutting carbs is more effective than low-fat diet for insulin-resistant women 2
(Date:4/27/2015)... April 27, 2015  Agena Bioscience today announced Bioyong Technology ... MassARRAY platform in China . ... is a hotbed for practical, meaningful innovations that are improving ... for the rest of the world. We are proud to ... China ," said Peter Dansky , Agena Bioscience,s ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ENL) will ... of the U.S. financial markets on May 11, 2015 and ... call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.  ... U.S./ Canada (866) 497-0462, International (678) 509-7598, ... minutes prior to the scheduled start time. A ...
(Date:4/26/2015)... , April 26, 2015 Cancer experts ... VAR ) supported project in the area of distributed ... data" for the benefit of patients. Speakers at a ... Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology) forum in Barcelona ... treatment and applying that knowledge to help benefit the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Agena Bioscience Names Bioyong Technology as Fifth Certified Service Provider in China 2Cancer Experts Detail How 'Big Data' Plays a Critical Role in Improving Clinical Decision-Making in Oncology Treatments at 3rd ESTRO Forum 2Cancer Experts Detail How 'Big Data' Plays a Critical Role in Improving Clinical Decision-Making in Oncology Treatments at 3rd ESTRO Forum 3
... Wis., Sept. 12, 2011 ... with facilities in the US and China, and Spaulding ... ECG Core Lab, and Medical Device Manufacturer have entered ... partnership establishes a global footprint by combining Frontage,s presence ...
... PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 12, 2011 Covance Inc. (NYSE: ... the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, ... a live webcast of the presentation at www.covance.com . ... log on 10 minutes early. Covance, with headquarters ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Spaulding Clinical Announces New Strategic Partnership With Frontage Laboratories, Inc. 2Spaulding Clinical Announces New Strategic Partnership With Frontage Laboratories, Inc. 3Covance to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2
... provides optimum flow rate for ... on any voltage worldwide. Optical ... Interlock and easy load head. ... Spike Tubing, Dual Pneumatic Foot ...
... Device uses a 2-mm reciprocating movement at 4000 ... the cannula in tissue. So less force is ... That makes the lipoplasty procedure easier on both ... to learn that the PAL® is not ultrasonic. ...
... The next generation of ... new PSI-TEC III retains all ... made PSI-TEC a leading name ... maximum flow,vacuum pumps for high ...
Richardson Blade - for use with Bookler Universal Table Mounted Retractor Systems...
Medicine Products: