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PA DEP Releases Quarterly Mammography Inspections
Date:2/19/2009

All 90 Inspected Pennsylvania Facilities Meet Federal Standards

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection released reports today showing that all of the 90 mammography facilities it inspected during the fourth quarter of 2008 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 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 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 www.depweb.state.pa.us, keyword: Mammography; then click on "Mammography Facility Inspections in Pennsylvania."

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following mammography facilities were inspected during the fourth quarter of 2008:

ADAMS COUNTY

WellSpan Health Center

WellSpan Adams Health Center

ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Commonwealth Medical Center

UPMC Passavant

Heritage Valley Health System Women's Health Center

BEAVER COUNTY

Heritage Valley Health System Chippewa

Heritage Valley Health System The Medical Center

BEDFORD COUNTY

UPMC Bedford Memorial

BERKS COUNTY

Lehigh Valley Diagnostic Imaging Hamburg

St. Joseph Medical Center Berks Imaging Center

St. Joseph Health Network at Maidencreek

The Reading Hospital Imaging Center at Hamburg

BUCKS COUNTY

Women's Diagnostic Center of Doylestown Hospital

Women's Diagnostic Center at the Health & Wellness Center

Frankford Hospital Bucks County Campus

Oxford Valley Diagnostic Center

BUTLER COUNTY

Butler Memorial Hospital - Cranberry Township

Butler Memorial Hospital - Butler

CHESTER COUNTY

Women's Diagnostic Center at Brandywine Hospital

Imaging Center of Jennersville Regional Hospital

St. Joseph Health Network at Elverson

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Alley Medical Center

CRAWFORD COUNTY

Meadville Medical Center

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Shippensburg Health Services

DAUPHIN COUNTY

Tristan Associates Women's Imaging Center

Tristan Associates Hershey Office

Tristan Associates Linglestown

DELAWARE COUNTY

Southeast Medical Imaging Center at Brinton Lake

Crozer Chester Medical Center Springfield Division

Crozer Chester Medical Center

The Diagnostic Breast Center

ERIE COUNTY

St. Vincent Health Center Women's Diagnostic Center

Corry Memorial Hospital

FAYETTE COUNTY

Cherry Tree Medical Associates Inc.

The Uniontown Hospital

Uniontown Hospital Outpatient Diagnostic Center

Open MRI of Connellsville LLC

FRANKLIN COUNTY

Waynesboro Hospital

Waynesboro Health Center

Greencastle Health Services

Rhonda Brake Shreiner Women's Center

GREENE COUNTY

Southwest Regional Medical Center

HUNTINGDON COUNTY

JC Blair Memorial Hospital

LACKAWANNA COUNTY

Moses Taylor Hospital

Breast Care Center of Delta Medix

LANCASTER COUNTY

The Imaging Center of Lancaster

Ephrata Community Hospital

Women's and Babies Hospital Mammography

Suzanne H. Arnold Center for Breast Health

Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center

Willow Street Imaging

LEHIGH COUNTY

Advanced Breast Care Imaging

LUZERNE COUNTY

Hazleton Imaging Associates

Wyoming Valley Healthcare System Inc. Wilkes-Barre

Wyoming Valley Healthcare System Inc. Edwardsville

Wyoming Valley Healthcare System Back Mountain Diagnostic Center

Center of Diagnostic Imaging

Hazleton Radiology Associates

Vision Imaging of Kingston LLC

LYCOMING COUNTY

Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center

Jersey Shore Hospital

Muncy Valley Hospital

MERCER COUNTY

Sharon Regional Health System Diagnostic and Imaging Center

UPMC Horizon Shenango

UPMC Horizon Greenville

MONROE COUNTY

Pocono Medical Center

MONTOUR COUNTY

Geisinger Medical Center

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY

Easton Radiology Breast Imaging

Easton Radiology Diagnostic Imaging Center

PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

Northeast Imaging

Jeanes Hospital

Northeastern Hospital

St. Joseph's Hospital

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

Frankford Hospital Frankford Division

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Frankford Hospital Torresdale Campus

Chestnut Hill Hospital

Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Chestnut Hill Hospital Women's Center

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY

Schuylkill Medical Center East Norwegian Street

St. Catherine Medical Center Fountain Springs

Schuylkill Medical Center South Jackson Street

Schuylkill Medical Center South Jackson Street Women's Imaging Center

SOMERSET COUNTY

The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center at Windber Medical Center

WARREN COUNTY

Warren General Hospital

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Centerville Clinics Inc.

Monongahela Valley Hospital Inc.

WESTMORELAND COUNTY

Women's Center Westmoreland Hospital at Jeannette

YORK COUNTY

WellSpan Hayshire Health Center

    CONTACT:  Teresa Candori
    (717) 787-1323


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