Riverview Medical Center Designated An ACR Breast Imaging Center Of Excellence

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Riverview Medical Center Designated An ACR Breast Imaging Center Of Excellence

The Women's Center at Riverview Medical Center is proud to announce that it 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, breast ultrasound, and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy).

"The entire team worked diligently to receive this designation," says Bokran Won M.D., fellowship-trained breast imager, board certified radiologist, and medical director of the Women's Center at Riverview Medical Center. "This designation highlights the strength and tireless commitment of our physicians and team members. We are committed to excellence and are passionate about giving our patients the highest quality of care. ACR accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging."

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 Riverview Medical Center 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 34,000 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.

Designed by women for women, the Women's Center at Riverview offers exceptional quality care in a tranquil environment. All the physicians at the Center are fellowship trained. Focused on what patients deem most important to them, the Center provides a complete health care package. In a spa-like setting, the Center offers women a one-stop shopping approach to care with fully digital mammography services with CAD technology, a comprehensive array of diagnostic services, access to total breast care through the continuum, as well as evening and weekend hours designed to accommodate any lifestyle.

For more information about the Women's Center at Riverview Medical Center please visit www.RiverviewMedicalCenter.com or call (732) 530-2305.

About Riverview Medical Center
Riverview Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health Family, is a 463-bed not-for-profit community hospital located on the Navesink River in Red Bank, New Jersey. Riverview Medical Center provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines including: maternity, oncology, orthopedics and rehabilitation, neurology, thoracic and vascular surgery, cardiology, renal dialysis, diabetes management, and emergency and critical care services. Riverview's Jane H. and John Marshall Booker Cancer Center offers comprehensive cancer services close to home, while Riverview's Jane H. Booker Women and Children's Center combines expertise and convenience to address preventative health, diagnosis, treatment, and support for women of all ages. Riverview Rehabilitation Center is Monmouth County's only fully-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility, and Riverview is a designated Primary Stroke Center and has also maintained prestigious Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence since 1998. Riverview is the only hospital in the region with the groundbreaking CyberKnife® system, offering new hope for patients with inaccessible or inoperable tumors. For more information about Riverview Medical Center and Meridian Health, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit www.riverviewmedicalcenter.com.