Penrose St. Francis Breast Center is a CHI Breast Center of Excellence

10/05/18 News Article

Congratulations to Penrose St. Francis Breast Center, Colorado Springs, CO, on achieving the CHI Breast Center of Excellence designation after earning three national recognitions: NQMBC Quality Breast Center of Excellence, American College of Radiology BICOE (Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence) and NAPBC Accredited (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers).

In April, the Penrose Breast Center completed the three-year process of becoming a NQMBC Quality Breast Center of Excellence. The Center for Women’s Imaging at Penrose Hospital has maintained the American College of Radiology BICOE accreditation since 2011. And, the breast center has been accredited by the NAPBC since 2011, and was most recently reaccredited for three years in October 2017. 

Selection of Board of Stewardship Trustees for New System Announced by Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives
Selection of Board of Stewardship Trustees for New System Announced by Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives OCT 16, 2018

The governing Board of Stewardship Trustees has been selected for the new national, nonprofit Catholic health system that will be created through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. The new board will become effective when the alignment closes.

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Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Brain Tumor Certification from The Joint Commission
Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Brain Tumor Certification from The Joint Commission OCT 15, 2018

TriHealth’s Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, announced today that is the first hospital in the Midwest and the third in the country to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Brain Tumor Certification.

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 300th Lung Transplant Celebrated at Jewish Hospital
300th Lung Transplant Celebrated at Jewish Hospital OCT 05, 2018

Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY, and the University of Louisville are celebrating a significant milestone: the 300th lung transplant performed at the hospital’s Trager Transplant Center.

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