INDIANAPOLIS — St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, St.Vincent Carmel Hospital, St.Vincent Medical Center Northeast, and the St.Vincent Mobile Screening Van have each been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™ (NQMBC™). There are only 11 other Breast Centers of Excellence locations throughout the country to earn this recognition. This distinguished honor represents a commitment by the St.Vincent breast centers to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in the community.
The St.Vincent Breast Centers offer state-of-the-art treatment for breast cancer and access to a full continuum of care that includes screenings, diagnosis, treatments, patient navigation, survivorship and clinical trials.
“We are proud to be the only health care provider in Central Indiana to receive such a distinction from NQMBC,” said Julie Howerton, director St.Vincent Breast Centers. “This recognition is reflective of the dedication and perseverance to provide quality care to each patient’s unique needs.”
NQMBC believes measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources if improvement is indicated.
Patients with breast cancer receive the most advanced treatments through St.Vincent Cancer Care. The physicians and nurses make a highly skilled and compassionate team, serving in partnership with the patients and their loved ones through and beyond the cancer journey. Using innovative cancer treatment and groundbreaking research, St.Vincent offers the technology and experience to provide the highest level of evidence-based cancer treatments with personalized care in a healing environment.
St.Vincent Cancer Care treats patients with all cancers including those of the brain, breast, digestive/gastrointestinal, gynecologic, head and neck, hematologic, lung and prostate.
For more information on St.Vincent Breast Centers and the St.Vincent Mobile Screening Van, visit www.stvincent.org/Breast-Care.aspx.