ECHN’s Women’s Center for Wellness Designated An ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Feb 15, 2013 - 

Eastern Connecticut Health Network’s (ECHN) Women’s Center for Wellness, 2600 Tamarack Avenue, Suite 100, in South Windsor has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy).

Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

The Women's Center for Wellness features the following services and more:

• digital mammography
• breast ultrasound
• breast biopsy
• bone density testing
• integrative medicine services including acupuncture and therapeutic massage
• educational resources available on women's health issues
• the services of ECHN's Breast Care Collaborative

Appointments can be made for any of these services by calling 860.533.4646.

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