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Pennsylvania DEP Releases 4th Quarter 2007 Mammography Inspection Results
Date:2/11/2008

Records Show All 89 Inspected Pennsylvania Facilities Meet Federal Standards

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection reported today that all of the 89 mammography facilities it inspected during 2007's fourth quarter 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 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 on the latest inspection for each facility is available at http://www.depweb.state.pa.us, keyword: Mammography; then click on "Mammography Facility Inspections in PA."

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following are mammography facilities inspected during the fourth quarter of 2007:

ADAMS COUNTY

-- Wellspan Health Center

ALLEGHENY COUNTY

-- Allegheny General Breast Care Center

-- Heritage Valley Health System Women's Health Center

-- UPMC Passavant

BEAVER COUNTY

-- Heritage Valley Health System Chippewa

-- Heritage Valley Health System The Medical Center

-- Aliquippa Community Hospital

BEDFORD COUNTY

-- UPMC Bedford Memorial

BERKS COUNTY

-- The Reading Hospital Imaging Center at Hamburg

-- St. Joseph Medical Center Berks Imaging Center

-- St. Joseph Health Network at Maidencreek

-- Lehigh Valley Diagnostic Imaging Hamburg

BUCKS COUNTY

-- Oxford Valley Diagnostic Center

-- Frankford Hospital Bucks County Campus

-- Women's Diagnostic Center of Doylestown Hospital

-- Women's Diagnostic Center at The Health and Wellness Center

BUTLER COUNTY

-- Butler Memorial Hospital

-- BHS Wholehealth

CENTRE COUNTY

-- Mount Nittany Medical Center Breast Care Center

CHESTER COUNTY

-- Imaging Center of Jennersville Regional Hospital

-- St. Joseph Health Network at Elverson

-- Women's Diagnostic Center at Brandywine Hospital

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

-- Crozer Chester Medical Center

-- Crozer Chester Medical Center Springfield Division

-- Southeast Medical Imaging at Brinton Lake

-- The Diagnostic Breast Center

ERIE COUNTY

-- Corry Memorial Hospital

-- St. Vincent Health Center Women's Diagnostic Center

FAYETTE COUNTY

-- Open MRI of Connellsville LLC

-- Cherry Tree Medical Associates, Inc.

-- The Uniontown Hospital

-- Uniontown Hospital Outpatient Diagnostic Center

FRANKLIN COUNTY

-- Greencastle Health Services

-- Rhonda Brake Shreiner Women's Center

-- Waynesboro Hospital

-- Waynesboro Health Center

GREENE COUNTY

-- Southwest Regional Medical Center

HUNTINGDON COUNTY

-- J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital

LACKAWANNA COUNTY

-- Breast Care Center of Delta Medix

-- Moses Taylor Hospital

LANCASTER COUNTY

-- Women and Babies Hospital Mammography

-- Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center

-- The Imaging Center of Lancaster

-- Willow Street Imaging

-- Ephrata Community Hospital

LEHIGH COUNTY

-- Advanced Breast Care Imaging

LUZERNE COUNTY

-- Vision Imaging of Kingston LLC

-- Center for Diagnostic Imaging

-- Wyoming Valley Healthcare System, Inc. Wilkes Barre

-- Wyoming Valley Health Care System Edwardsville

-- Wyoming Valley Healthcare System Back Mtn. Diagnostic Center

LYCOMING COUNTY

-- Muncy Valley Hospital

-- Jersey Shore Hospital

-- Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center

MERCER COUNTY

-- UPMC Horizon Greenville

-- Sharon Regional Health System Diagnostic and Imaging Center

-- UPMC Horizon Shenango

MONROE COUNTY

-- Pocono Medical Center

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

-- Abington OB GYN Associates

MONTOUR COUNTY

-- Geisinger Medical Center

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY

-- Easton Radiology Breast Imaging

-- Easton Radiology Diagnostic Imaging Center

PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

-- Frankford Hospital Frankford Division

-- Fox Chase Cancer Center

-- Frankford Hospital Torresdale Division

-- Chestnut Hill Hospital

-- Chestnut Hill Hospital Women's Center

-- Roxborough Memorial Hospital

-- Northeastern Hospital

-- Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia

-- Northeast Imaging

-- St. Joseph's Hospital

-- Jeanes Hospital

-- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Breast Imaging Center

-- Hahnemann University Hospital

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY

-- Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

-- St. Catherine Medical Center Fountain Springs

SNYDER COUNTY

-- Selinsgrove Outpatient Services Mammography

SOMERSET COUNTY

-- The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center at Windber Medical Center

WARREN COUNTY

-- Warren General Hospital

WASHINGTON COUNTY

-- Monongahela Valley Hospital, Inc.

-- Centerville Clinics, Inc.

WESTMORELAND COUNTY

-- Women's Center Mercy Jeannette Hospital

CONTACT: Ron Ruman

(717) 787-1323


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