Breast Care Center: Accreditations & Awards
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers: The Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is now the first and only accredited breast center in New Jersey recognized by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). It is among the first 50 breast centers nationwide to receive the distinction from the NAPBC, which represents a consortium of national, professional organizations dedicated to improving the quality of care and monitoring outcomes of patients with breast cancer and other breast diseases. For more information, visit: www.accreditedbreastcenters.org.
American College of Radiology (ACR): The Leslie Simon Breast Care Center received ACR designation as a Center of Excellence. This designation is awarded to centers who are accredited in mammography services, which is mandatory and have earned accreditation in each of the College’s voluntary, breast imaging accreditation programs and modules - stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. The Center of Excellence distinction is awarded by expert, board-certified physicians and medical physicists who conduct peer-review evaluations in each breast imaging modality and determine that a center has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs. To learn about the significance of ACR accreditation, visit: www.acr.org.
Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Magnetic Resonance Laboratories (ICAMRL): The Leslie Simon Breast Care Center has received full accreditation for Breast MRI Imaging by The Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Magnetic Resonance Laboratories ICAMRL. Accreditation was awarded following voluntary evaluations by experts in the field of breast imaging and indicate a standard of excellence beyond required accreditation. For more information, visit: www.icamrl.org.