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PHILADELPHIA, December 18, 2012 – Einstein’s Breast Program earned a three-year re-accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The Breast Program, directed by Lisa Jablon, MD, FACS, is multidisciplinary -- encompassing radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology, surgery and genetics.
Accreditation by the NAPBC is given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. After an exhaustive evaluation, Einstein’s Breast Program was commended for its commitment to quality improvement; outreach to a diverse community; commitment to improving patient care; improvement in use of image guided biopsy; and overall involvement of a multidisciplinary team. By achieving NAPBC re-accreditation, Einstein’s Breast Program has demonstrated a firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease, including:
About National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)The NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast. The mission is pursued through standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education. Its board members includes professionals from 15 national organizations that reflect the full spectrum of breast care.