New Location for the HackensackUMC Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care

June 24, 2014 03:16 PM
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The Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care is pleased to extend its world-class services to a new screening location housed in HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants.
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The Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care at Hackensack University Medical Center, the leader in breast care in northern New Jersey, is pleased to extend its world-class services to a new screening location housed in HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants. Located at 87 Route 17 North in Maywood, NJ, the satellite center will exclusively serve those scheduling an annual screening mammogram, offering immediate appointment scheduling with extended and convenient hours, including evenings and weekends.

 

“We are proud to offer this new screening location as an added convenience for our patients,” said Mark D. Sparta, vice president, clinical services and senior operations officer of HackensackUMC. “We are consistently looking for new ways to provide high-quality care in more locations for our patients. They can schedule their annual mammograms quickly and take advantage of our expanded office hours.”

 

The Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care is proud to offer the latest in digital mammography technology, including 3-D imaging called Tomosynthesis. This revolutionary screening tool can provide a more accurate view of the breast for better detection.

 

HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants is located less than a mile and a half away from HackensackUMC’s main campus.

 

Those patients who need diagnostic breast imaging will continue to receive care at the HackensackUMC Medical Plaza, 20 Prospect Avenue, Suite 513 in Hackensack.  The team provides diagnostic, screening, educational and support services, and can accommodate male patients with their breast care needs. HackensackUMC’s Breast Program is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Breast Cancer Program at the John Theurer Cancer Center. The American College of Radiology awarded HackensackUMC with the first-ever Diagnostic Imaging Centers of Excellence Award recipient, recognizing a distinctive level of excellence in diagnostic imaging.

 

For more information, visit Hackensackumc.org/breastcenter. To schedule an appointment at either location, please call the Scheduling Office at 551-996-4788.

 

 

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The Betty Torricelli Institute for Breast Care at Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to extend its world-class services to a new screening location housed in HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants, located at 87 Route 17 North in Maywood, NJ.

About Hackensack University Medical Center

HackensackUMC, a nonprofit teaching and research hospital located in Bergen County, NJ, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. Founded in 1888 as the county’s first hospital, it is the flagship hospital of Hackensack University Health Network, one of the largest health networks in the state comprised of 1,250 beds, nearly 10,000 employees and 2,700 credentialed physicians.HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey and one of the top three New York metro area hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2013-14. It also received 10 national rankings in: Cancer; Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopedics; Pulmonology; Urology; and the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital ranked as one of the Top 50 Best Children’s Hospitals for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals list. The children’s hospital is housed with the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital in the Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which was designed with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center using the highest “green building” standards, and was included on the Green Guide’s list of Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S. HackensackUMC is among Healthgrades® America’s Best 100 Hospitals in five different areas – more than any other hospital in the state, is one of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for eight years in a row, and received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ 12 years in a row. The medical center has also been named a Leapfrog Top Hospital, and received 23 Gold Seals of Approval™ by the Joint Commission – more than any other hospital in the country. It was the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence; receiving its fifth consecutive designation in 2014. HackensackUMC is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls, and remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit: www.HackensackUMC.org.   

 

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