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For Release: April 30, 2012

Jim Gosky 330.344.6083,
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014,

Akron General Breast Center earns high honors
Reflections Breast Health Center deemed Imaging Center of Excellence

Akron General Reflections Breast Health Center has earned the prestigious honor of becoming an American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. This title is given to facilities that demonstrate excellence in breast imaging in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound.

The Breast Health Center has always maintained ACR mammography accreditation and last year received stereotactic breast biopsy accreditation. The breast ultrasound accreditation completes the final requirement for obtaining the status of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Akron General is very proud to offer this quality of breast imaging to its patients.

Personalized care is available for women at any one of Akron General’s six convenient Reflections locations. State-of-the-art digital screenings are reviewed by a team of the most highly trained physicians. Results are reviewed quickly and, in the event follow-up care is needed, patients are connected with a full support team to help guide them through the process. For more information about Reflections and our entire breast health team,visit To schedule an appointment, call 330-344-2462.

About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 511-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area's largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Development Foundation. Akron General has earned the prestigious National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 14 out of 16 years. Recently, Becker’s Hospital Review named Akron General Medical Center one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit About Us.

Date Updated: 21-MAY-2012

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