Beaufort Memorial Breast Health Center name
National Breast Center of Excellence
accreditation and expanded services
outpatient center where many Beaufort-area women receive their annual
mammograms has a new name: Beaufort Memorial Breast Health Center.
The name change was
prompted by the center’s recent designation as an Accredited Breast Center by
the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast
Centers (NAPBC) following a rigorous onsite evaluation and review of the
hospital’s facilities, protocols and performance.
Beaufort Memorial is among 10 breast centers in South Carolina to have
earned the designation. In addition, the center was named a Breast Imaging
Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology for meeting the
highest standards in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast
Accredited breast centers must
offer patients coordinated, comprehensive care, access to a full range of
state-of-the-art services and information about ongoing clinical trials and new
The Beaufort Memorial Breast
Health Center offers a variety of services, including digital 3-D mammography,
stereotactic breast biopsy, bone density screenings, patient care coordination
and a high-risk breast program.
“We have an outstanding program to meet the comprehensive breast health
needs of women in our community,” said general surgeon Dr. Perry Burrus, BMH’s
Breast Program Leader. “With the NAPBC accreditation, patients can rest assured
they will receive the highest quality of care right here in Beaufort. They
don’t need to go anywhere else.”
more information about the Beaufort Memorial Breast Health Center visit www.bmhsc.org or call (843) 522-5029.