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Breast Health News and Events

News about the UTMB Health Breast Health and Imaging Center. Learn about our experts in the news, community out-reaches, and special events.  
  • D'Feet Breast Health Clinic Team

    D'Feet 2017 Breast Cancer Walk at Moody Gardens

    December 14, 2017, 15:57 PM by Melissa Harman
    The UTMB Health Breast Health clinic team participated in the 2017 D'Feet Breast Cancer Walk at Moody Gardens on Oct. 21. Click to see pics of the team!
  • Leapfrog 2017

    UTMB scores an A for safety and quality

    October 31, 2017, 13:17 PM by Melissa Harman
    UTMB Health's health care system has received an A grade from the Leapfrog Group for its accomplishments in reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
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    2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October 12, 2017, 16:12 PM by Melissa Harman
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and once again the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is hosting or participating in numerous special events and programs to encourage breast health at its breast imaging locations throughout the Bay Area. Click to see some events for the month.
  • Vizient

    UTMB recognized as a 5-star academic health center for patient care

    September 15, 2017, 00:09 AM by Melissa Harman
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has earned a prestigious national award for superior quality and care provided to patients. Earning five stars, the university is among a small number of academic medical centers nationwide to receive the 2017 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. The award recognizes UTMB for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance as measured by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, conducted annually since 2005.
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    UTMB supports “Reconstruction of a Survivor” Breast Cancer Support Group sessions.

    April 25, 2016, 13:27 PM by Melissa Harman
    These support groups are for women diagnosed with breast cancer. We help women at any stage of diagnosis and treatment understand that breast cancer affects them both emotionally and spiritually, not just physically. Our mission is to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone.
  • NAP-BC

    UTMB Health earns national reaccreditation for the highest level of breast care

    May 8, 2015, 16:34 PM by Melissa Harman
    The three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons, is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance. The NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast.