DHM Recognized as Certified Quality Breast Center of ExcellenceMay 4, 2018
Symbolizes continued commitment to providing quality breast care to the Manteca community
Manteca, Calif. – Doctors Hospital of Manteca is proud to announce its Women’s Imaging Center was recently recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program™ (NQMBC™).
This distinguished honor represents a commitment by the DHM Women’s Imaging Center to provide the highest level of quality care to patients in the Manteca community and surrounding areas.
“This certification recognizes our dedication to providing optimal care for our patients,” said Rosa Reyes, RN, BSN, Breast Health Program Coordinator and Certified Nurse Navigator at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. “Our goal is to help patients understand their diagnosis and what to expect in their treatment. It is important for our community members to know we are here for them and they are not alone in their journey.”
Measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources where improvement is desired. In today's dynamic healthcare industry, breast centers are faced with providing quality care while simultaneously keeping costs under control.
The staff at Doctors Hospital of Manteca must not only be familiar with existing standards of care but must also be aware of new advances in technology. Doctors Hospital of Manteca actively ensures it provides the best possible quality care to breast patients in the communities it serves.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca offers state-of-the art imaging services in the Women’s Imaging Center, and personalized patient care with a dedicated Nurse Navigator. The mission of the Breast Health Program is to provide a continuum of services under one roof, and easy accessibility by patients and professionals throughout the area. The philosophy behind this mission is to shorten the wait time from detection of a lump, or an abnormal mammogram to a diagnosis within five working days, therefore alleviating undue stress and anxiety for the patient.
The National Consortium of Breast Centers promotes excellence in breast health care for the general public through a network of diverse professionals dedicated to the active exchange of ideas and resources. It facilitates collaborative research opportunities on issues of breast health; and developed a set of core measures to define, improve and sustain quality standards in breast health care programs and for quality performance in all types of breast healthcare facilities.