The Top Performer Award

Becker's 100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs

Becker's Hospital Review has named South Nassau Communities Hospital to its 2014 listing of "100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs" in the United States.

South Nassau offers a comprehensive scope of women's healthcare services, including maternity services, breast health, obstetrics and gynecology, women's imaging, and gynecologic oncology. South Nassau's Center for New Beginnings team of compassionate, experienced maternity nurses, obstetricians and high-risk pregnancy specialists deliver approximately 1,800 babies, including nearly 30 sets of twins, each year. In addition to advanced maternal-fetal medical technologies, the Center features 26 private family/newborn rooms with first-class hotel like accommodations, spacious labor and delivery rooms, and a 6-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The center maintains a "five star" rating for patient safety and quality care from an independent national hospital and healthcare ratings organization.

Accredited by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), the Center for Breast Health (at South Nassau's Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center) offers a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary breast care program, with a full spectrum of clinical and support services, from screening and diagnosis to treatment and counseling.

Complete Women's Imaging (CWI), PC, provides the experts and advanced diagnostic technologies needed to detect breast disease in its earliest stage. A designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, CWI offers an array of state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies, including digital mammography, high resolution ultrasound and MRI of the breast. Advanced radiation techniques, including Contura™ multi-channel and Mammosite® single channel balloon brachytherapy techniques, which utilize a balloon catheter to deliver highly localized radiation to the lumpectomy bed, are also offered. Recommendations for whole-body or "systemic" treatments, such as hormonal therapy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of two of the three therapies.

Advanced radiation techniques, including Contura™ multi-channel and Mammosite® single channel balloon brachytherapy techniques, which utilize a balloon catheter to deliver highly localized radiation to the lumpectomy bed, are also offered. Recommendations for whole-body or "systemic" treatments, such as hormonal therapy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of two of the three therapies, may follow either surgical approach.

South Nassau's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offers women access to specialized health care for optimum treatment of reproductive health conditions, from endometrial biopsies and colposcopies to gynecologic oncology.

At South Nassau's Women's Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders, all-too-common conditions such as incontinence and constipation, are effectively diagnosed and treated using state-of-the-art technology administered by highly skilled surgeons. This service is found in only a handful of locations in the country, and South Nassau is one of them.

 

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