Little Company of Mary’s Nationally Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center has been accredited through the American College of Radiology (ACR) and has received the designation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all of the ACR’s voluntary breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.
Little Company of Mary’s breast imaging services are fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and 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 Little Company of Mary’s Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs. Little Company of Mary is committed to improving women’s health in Chicago’s Southwest community through its Women’s Center for Life and Health-which is home to the Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center.
Little Company of Mary’s Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center provides the latest state-of-the-art digital technology and treatment approaches from an expert, caring medical team led by renowned fellowship-trained female breast surgeon, Dr. Nancy Taft.
Little Company of Mary also offers state-of-the-art diagnostics and comprehensive digital mammography at their Outpatient Care Center located at 6700 W. 95th Street in Oak Lawn. The mammography suite features a fully digital mammography unit to ensure the highest quality screenings and Computerized Aided Detection (CAD), which is special software, designed to help the radiologist detect abnormalities. Additionally, the Mammography unit provides a gentle approach to the test using softer, more flexible technology for the comfort of the patients.
The ACR, headquartered in Reston, Va., is a national organization serving more than 32,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs for focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology, as well as the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
For more information on Little Company of Mary’s Nationally Accredited Comprehensive Breast Health Center or Dr. Nancy Taft, please visit LCMH.org or call 708.229.4050. To schedule a mammogram call 708.499.8550.