Over the past year, women have understandably chosen to delay screening mammography due to COVID-19 concerns.
Asheville Women’s Diagnostic Center offers screening mammograms in a safe and responsible fashion and urges patients to re-prioritize such critical health screenings. Now that millions of Americans have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Asheville Women’s Diagnostic Center is encouraging women to schedule their annual mammogram as soon as possible. Early detection can not only ensure more treatment options but it could save your life!
According to the Society of Breast Imaging, if possible and when it does not unduly delay care; consider scheduling screening exams prior to the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination or 4-6 weeks following your final dose, including a booster vaccine.
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MonaLisa Touch is now available at Asheville Women’s Medical Center. Vaginal discomfort is a common problem, and MonaLisa Touch may be a procedure that can have life altering benefits for you. It is an ideal treatment for women with vaginal dryness that is refractory to treatment, and the treatment is especially beneficial for breast cancer survivors who cannot use hormonal treatments. Please contact us or click here http://www.smilemonalisa.com/ if you would like to learn more.
Asheville Women’s Medical Center, at both our Asheville and Arden locations, has been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP).
Practices that become recognized under Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition have demonstrated commitment to patient-centered care and clinical quality through: streamlined referral processes and care coordination with referring clinicians, timely patient and caregiver-focused care management and continuous clinical quality improvement. Earning NCQA PCSP Recognition shows consumers, private payers and government agencies that the practice has undergone a rigorous review of its capabilities and is committed to sharing information and coordinating care. Recognition also signals to primary care practices that the specialty practice is ready to be an effective partner in caring for patients.
“NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition distinguishes practices that communicate, collaborate and integrate care in ways that patients want and that improve quality,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “I commend the team at Asheville Women’s Medical Center for its achievement, and for its commitment to continuous improvement.”