Spring Hill, Florida (August 4, 2015) – Oak Hill Hospital is particularly proud to announce that it is the only Women’s Imaging Center in Hernando County designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Designation as a “Breast Imaging Center of Excellence” is only awarded after an imaging center receives accreditation in each breast imaging modality.
About the Criteria
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 Oak Hill Hospital has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.
The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties (262 acute care beds), is the area’s largest private employer, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 316 physicians, over 1,236 associates, and 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team.
Oak Hill has demonstrated its healthcare leadership by achieving distinction as the:
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the area to offer a Graduate Medical Education (GME) program with a residency in internal medicine.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the area to offer an on-site critical care intensivist program to provide 24/7 on-site intensive care in the 36 bed ICU of the hospital’s North Tower.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First and only open heart surgery hospital in Hernando County.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in our region to receive the Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Care Excellence two consecutive years by WomenCertified, home of the Women’s Choice Awards, one of two in Florida and one of 31 nationwide to have earned this award.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (heart catheterization).
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First and only advanced level primary stroke center in Hernando County to be fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First comprehensive Women’s Imaging Center in Hernando County and the first imaging center offering digital mammography with computer-aided detection.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the area to be recognized as an accredited cancer institute by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the region to offer a comprehensive Orthopaedic & Spine Institute and first to achieve national certification by The Joint Commission for its hip & knee replacement and spinal fusion programs.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the region to receive the Women’s Choice Award for Orthopaedics by WomenCertified, home of the Women’s Choice Awards.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First in the nation to have achieved 100% Board Certified Emergency Nurses, CENs, for which it was honored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). Also recognized by the ENA as a two-time recipient of the Lantern Award. Only two hospitals in Florida and only 17 hospitals nationwide have earned this prestigious honor for exceptional and innovative leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Now offers the most advanced robotic assisted surgical system: the newly refined da Vinci® Si Surgical System.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Named by The Joint Commission as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.
It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or Richard.Linkul@HCAHealthcare.com. In Citrus call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or like us on Facebook.