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2013 Press Releases
Porter Breast Center Recognized with NAPBC Accreditation
11/13/2013

DENVER — Porter Adventist Hospital is happy to announce that the Porter Breast Center, a regional destination for comprehensive breast care and part of the Centura Health Cancer Network, has been reaccredited by the American College of Surgeons, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) with a three-year full accreditation.

The Porter Breast Center is one of the only NAPBC-accredited programs in Colorado and has continually shown excellence in the areas of leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional expertise and overall quality.

NAPBC accreditation is the gold standard for breast care centers that evaluates a wide spectrum of services that include prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, multidisciplinary care teams and genetic counseling. To receive NAPBC accreditation, a breast center must undergo a rigorous evaluation and review of their performance and adherence to national standards. Based on these stringent, nationally recognized, and evidence-based quality measures, accreditation is granted only to those centers that provide the best possible care.

The Porter Breast Center is one of five accredited cancer centers in the Centura Health Cancer Network, which delivers integrated, advanced cancer care across Colorado and western Kansas. By using an integrative approach that links some of the region's brightest minds in cancer care, the Centura Health Cancer Network offers a complete array of treatment services, connecting patients with cancer and blood disorders to the most advanced care available in region.

To learn more about the Porter Breast Center and its nationally recognized care team, visit www.porterhosptial.org/breastcare.

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About Porter Adventist Hospital

Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, Nursing Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center for complex medicine and surgery patients. Porter specializes in cancer care, joint replacement, heart and vascular procedures, spinal surgery, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplants. Porter is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, the region’s largest hospital and health care network. For more information on Porter Adventist Hospital, visit www.porterhospital.org or follow the hospital on Twitter @PorterHospital or www.facebook.com/PorterAdventistHospital.

 

About Centura Health

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,100 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit www.centura.org.

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