On February 2, Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Barbara Brodsky Comprehensive Breast Center and Outpatient Radiology Center marked their 10th anniversaries of moving into the newly renovated Founders Building—conveniently consolidating both centers to serve thousands of patients each year with expertise and compassionate care.
“We are proud to mark our 10th anniversary of providing the latest diagnostic imaging services with an emphasis on cancer prevention, early detection and personalized care,” said Brenda DeFeo, VP, administration. “Our patients appreciate the convenience of having this advanced technology right in their community.”
The breast center was the first on the Main Line and the first to use digital mammography, receive National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), to form a newly-diagnosed breast cancer support group and to train breast surgeons throughout the Breast Fellowship Program.
Outpatient radiology provides advanced imaging and diagnostic services with convenient hours. Outpatient radiology was the first on the Main Line to install a 1.5 tesla high-field open bore MRI and one of the firsts to utilize PET/CT to aid in cancer diagnoses. The following are the number of radiology procedures performed at the outpatient centers in the past ten years:
- 186,452 mammograms
- 120,977 MRIs
- 105,710 X-rays
- 59,672 ultrasounds
- 18,770 PET/CT scans
- 41,316 CT scans
Visit our website to learn more about Bryn Mawr Hospital’s radiology and breast health services, or call 484.337.4400.
Bryn Mawr Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 287-bed, not-for-profit acute-care teaching hospital dedicated to helping the community stay well ahead on the path to lifelong health. Bryn Mawr Hospital has been named as one of the top six hospitals in the Philadelphia region and top 12 in the state of Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2017–18, and is ranked as high-performing in the specialties of gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics and orthopedics. U.S. News & World Report also ranked Bryn Mawr Hospital as high performing in the following procedures/conditions: COPD, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. Bryn Mawr Hospital has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Neuro-Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (NCICU) has also received the 2015–18 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence for the second time. The National Institutes of Health Commission on Cancer has accredited our Cancer Center and our Comprehensive Breast Center has been accredited by The Joint Commission and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Bariatric Program has earned the MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Center designation from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The hospital offers a full range of services, including cancer care, orthopedic care, cardiovascular care, behavioral health, maternity care, bariatric surgery, neurovascular and a level III neonatal intensive care unit, all aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and innovative technologies. Through Bryn Mawr Hospital’s collaboration with the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, the university-affiliated Neurovascular Center offers rapid access to advanced diagnostics and treatment options for stroke care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has also collaborated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to include round-the-clock pediatric care for the pediatric unit and in the pediatric emergency department with additional board-certified, fellowship trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians.