Reid Health receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award for cancer care


Staff report



RICHMOND, Ind. – Reid Health has received the 2015 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care, signifying its commitment to providing an extraordinary health care experience for women and all patients, according to the Women’s Choice Award organization.

Reid Health is among a group of 331 hospitals nationwide to earn this award. Honorees are recognized for meeting the highest cancer care accreditation standards of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, achieving excellence in clinical performance in regard to patient safety measures, and having a high recommendation rate, an indication of strong patient satisfaction.

“This award is a reflection of our commitment to provide patients with the cancer treatment options they need, close to home and in a caring atmosphere,” said Kelly Beall, Reid Health cancer service line director. “Studies show that women in this country make 94 percent of all health care decisions. When women choose Reid Cancer Center for their care or the care of a loved one, they are making an excellent choice.”

In addition to the 2015 Women’s Choice Award, the center has earned the following distinctions:

Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

Designation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

Recognition for Reid Oncology Associates, the center’s oncology practice, from the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Learn more about Reid Health Cancer Center: www.ReidHealth.org/cancer

Staff report