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The Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital Receives Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
Date:9/3/2013

Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2013

The Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital has earned a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers(NAPBC). Administered by the American College of Surgeons, this NAPBC certification is only given to breast centers that have voluntarily undergone, endured, and passed an elaborate evaluation of performance. During the arduous review, The Breast Institute exhibited extreme proficiency for all 27 required standards set by NAPBC, including criteria for a center of leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement.

Through the acknowledgement of NAPBC accreditation, Northern Westchester Hospital further establishes The Breast Institute at NWH as a prominent center that delivers excellence in breast health and comprehensive care to women who are diagnosed, undiagnosed, or have a high risk of breast cancer.

With the NAPBC recognition, patients at The Breast Institute can expect to be treated by a team of experts who will generate and implement a multidisciplinary, integrated, and personalized plan of care. During each stage of care – from initial visits and evaluations to advanced treatments – patients will have access to information about new technologies, treatment plans and healthcare options.

"We are pleased to have achieved this goal and recognition for the second 3-year Full Accreditation. This achievement validates our comprehensive approach which includes our 'Aesthetic Oncology' surgical model and our quality-of-life goals for our patients," commented Philip Bonanno, MD, FACS, Director of The Breast Institute, a Westchester breast health practice.

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 200,000 patients will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States in 2013, and American College of Surgeons is dedicated to providing these people with quality care through the NAPBC program. The board membership of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers is comprised of 20 national professional organizations, such as the American Cancer Society and the American Society of Breast Disease, and the accreditation aims to improve outcomes of people affected by breast diseases. The NAPBC certification steadily focuses on standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education.

About Northern Westchester Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) provides high-quality, surgically sophisticated, patient-centered care through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading-edge technology, and a commitment to humanity. More than 700 highly-skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional caregivers are all in place at NWH in Westchester County to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment.

NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). Our New York surgeons uphold high-quality standards, helping to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in Westchester County and the nation. For a complete list of our services, please visit http://www.nwhc.net.

About The Breast Institute at NWH
The Breast Institute provides every aspect of breast health and disease treatment: from digital mammography to breast cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery, highly specialized microvascular surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and survivorship care—all in one modern convenient location. The Breast Institute works closely with the Hospital’s Women’s Imaging Center and the Laurie Bass Sklaver Infusion Center, and with the support of the experts at the Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center to ensure that every stage of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care is a smooth experience for our patients.

Contact:
Mark R. Vincent
Vice President Marketing and Communications
Northern Westchester Hospital
(914) 666-1200

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