The Grand View Health Breast Cancer Program has received reaccreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers (NAPBC).
The NAPBC is a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation lasts for three years. This is the third consecutive reaccreditation Grand View Health has received from the NAPBC.
“This accreditation is a reflection of the high standards and exceptional level of care patients will receive here at Grand View Health when they are diagnosed with breast cancer,” said Douglas Hughes, MBA, BSN, RN, President and CEO of Grand View Health. “It is an honor to receive this acknowledgement and to know we continue to meet national criteria for quality.”
The Grand View Health Cancer Program is a part of the Penn Cancer Network. Through this affiliation, Grand View offers access to today’s most advanced treatments and technology, most respected specialists, and most promising clinical trials from one of the nation’s top ten cancer treatment centers. Patients receive care locally at Grand View Health and, if needed, receive referrals to Penn Medicine’s renowned Abramson Cancer Center.
To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, a breast center must demonstrate compliance with NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education and quality improvement for patients. Breast centers seeking NAPBC accreditation undergo a site visit every three years.
“This accreditation is yet another reassurance to our patients that we have a comprehensive program with the high-level services and capability to treat a myriad of breast conditions,” says Monique Gary, DO, Medical Director of the Grand View Health Cancer Program.
As an NAPBC-accredited center, Grand View Health is committed to maintaining levels of excellence in the delivery of patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for people with breast disease throughout their entire course of treatment.
Patients receiving care at an NAPBC-accredited center like Grand View Health have access to:
- Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
- A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
- Information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
About the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers represents a consortium of national, professional organizations dedicated to the quality of care of patients with diseases of the breast. Its board membership includes professionals from more than 20 national organizations that represent the full spectrum of breast care.