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11/15/2018

DRH Imaging recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence

DRH Imaging has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™ (NQMBC™).  This distinguished honor represents a commitment by this breast center to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community.  This level of certification in the NQMBC™ Program is valid for one year.

Measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources where improvement is desired.  In today’s dynamic health care industry, breast centers are faced with providing quality care while simultaneously keeping costs under control.  A center’s staff must not only be familiar with existing standards of care, but must also be aware of new advances in technology.  DRH Imaging actively ensures they provide the best possible quality care to breast patients in their community.

DRH Imaging is a state-of-the-art outpatient facility, specifically designed to meet the screening and specialized diagnostic needs for breast health.  The center includes top-of-the-line equipment that represents a substantial investment in diagnostic care, including 3D Mammography and breast MRI capabilities.  DRH Imaging employs only skilled technologists who are credentialed in their respective fields.  Our Nurse Navigator is available to assist patients from the point of a suspicious finding, to diagnosis and throughout the treatment process.

DRH Imaging is located on Duncan Regional Hospital’s campus, giving patients access to a wealth of additional healthcare resources. Other services that are offered related to breast health include:  Women’s Health Services, Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma, Surgical Services, Wound Care Center, Rehabilitation Therapy, Home Health & Hospice Services, Advanced Medical Supply DME and a nationally accredited 145 bed inpatient facility that has a statewide reputation as one of the premiere Oklahoma hospitals for medical excellence and advanced technology.

The National Consortium of Breast Centers is proud to recognize DRH Imaging as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence.

The National Quality Measures for Breast Centers™ were developed by referencing the Health Care Advisory Board’s Clinical Quality Dash Board for breast centers published in the fall of 2004.  The National Quality Measures for Breast Centers™ reflect more than 11 years of work, which has culminated in the adoption of more than 33 National Quality Indicators™.

The National Consortium of Breast Centers promotes excellence in breast health care for the general public through a network of diverse professionals dedicated to the active exchange of ideas and resources.  It serves as an informational resource and provides support services to those rendering care to people with breast diseases through educational programs, newsletters, a national directory and patient forums.  It encourages professionals to concentrate and specialize in activities related to breast disease and encourages the development of programs and centers that address breast disease and promote breast health.  It facilitates collaborative research opportunities on issues of breast health; and developed a set of core measures to define, improve and sustain quality standards in breast health care programs and for quality performance in all types of breast health care facilities.

 

For more information regarding the BREAST CENTER contact:

Janet Whitecotton, RN, BSN, CN-BN
DRH Imaging
Duncan OK 73533
Voices: 580-251-6687
Email: janet.whitecotton@duncanregional.com

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