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Ray W. Moody MD Breast Center Receives Accreditation

June 8, 2010

(Middletown, NY) – Orange Regional Medical Center’s Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center has been granted a prestigious three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

Accreditation by the NAPBC is only 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. During the survey process, the Ray Moody, M.D. Breast Center demonstrated compliance with standards established by the NAPBC for treating women who are diagnosed with the full spectrum of breast disease. The standards include proficiency in the areas of: center leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement. A breast center that achieves NAPBC accreditation has demonstrated a firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease.

Receiving care at a NAPBC-accredited center ensures that a patient will have access to:
• Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
• A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
• Information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
• Quality breast care close to home

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. This mission is pursued through standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education. Its board membership includes professionals from 15 national organizations that reflect the full spectrum of breast care. For more information about the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, visit their Web site at www.accreditedbreastcenters.org

Ray Moody, M.D. Breast Center
Designed with the convenience of patients in mind, the Center provides a comprehensive breast care program with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, a Breast Center Patient Navigator to guide women through their battle with breast cancer and a caring and compassionate staff partnering together with expert clinicians – centralized in one convenient location. For more information, contact the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center at 845-695-5900 or visit www.ormc.org


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