Richmond, Va. (Aug. 6, 2015) – HCA Virginia’s Johnston-Willis Hospital has earned the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment.
By carrying the evidence-based designation of the Women’s Choice Award seal, Johnston-Willis Hospital has signified its commitment to a global mission to elevate the patient experience for women and all patients as one of more than 315 America’s Best Breast Centers.
“This recognition reflects our commitment to ensuring the highest standards of care for our patients,” said Brandon Haushalter, CEO of Johnston-Willis Hospital. “We are proud to offer the best healthcare, clinical excellence and a quality medical experience to meet our patients’ needs.”
As one of America’s Best Breast Centers, Johnston-Willis carries the Seal of the American College of Radiologists as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, and scored in the upper rankings of patient satisfaction measures as set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for its breast-related services.
In addition, Johnston-Willis Hospital earned this award by having met the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) standards from the American College of Surgeons. The NAPBC is a consortium of national, professional organizations focused on breast health and dedicated to the improvement of quality care and outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast through evidence-based standards and patient and professional education.
Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society, and one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The Women’s Choice Award helps women and their families by providing recommendations they can trust and use when making healthcare choices. The Women’s Choice Award also provides women with recommendations from other women that they can rely upon.
For the full list of awarded breast centers, visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com/awarded/best-hospitals/breast-centers/.