Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Park Ridge Health earns accreditation and hosts workshop on stress

Park Ridge Health is excited to announce its Imaging Center, located at Blue Ridge Health has earned the American College of Radiology Accreditation for Mammography.  Park Ridge Health Diagnostic Imaging met the criteria required for this three-year accreditation at its Imaging Center, located on the second floor of the Blue Ridge Health building located at 2579 Chimney Rock Road in Hendersonville.

This center brings convenient access to diagnostic imaging for people throughout Hendersonville and the surrounding communities including Edneyville, Dana, Upward and Fruitland.

“The goal is to provide low-cost, high-value diagnostic care to everyone in a location close to where they live,” said Todd Guffey, Park Ridge Health Director of Diagnostic Imaging. “Achieving this accreditation shows we are succeeding in meeting this goal by providing high-quality care to our patients.”

The Park Ridge Health Imaging Center provides Mammography and Ultrasound by appointment, as well as, walk-in access to X-rays.

The location of the Park Ridge Health Imaging Center provides direct access for people receiving care through Blue Ridge Health Services. It also serves as the imaging provider for Shriner’s Hospital for Children, which provides a bi-monthly clinic for families in its care who live in Western North Carolina.

“The accreditation of mammography at the Imaging Center strengthens Park Ridge Health’s commitment to providing comprehensive breast health care,” said Jimm Bunch, Park Ridge Health President and CEO.

Park Ridge Health Diagnostic Imaging has also earned the prestigious American College of Radiology’s designation of “Breast Cancer Center of Excellence,” along with the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers for two years in a row.

To learn more about the Park Ridge Health Imaging Center and Breast Care program, or to make an appointment call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433) to speak with a Park Ridge Health Patient Care Navigator.

Park Ridge Health Hosts a Free Seminar: 
Stress and How It Affects Your Physical Health 
Park Ridge Health continues its dedication to empower people to experience their healthiest lives possible through a free evening seminar at Park Ridge Health Laurel Park.
On May 25, the community is invited to learn more about the effects of stress on our physical health. Park Ridge Health Nurse Practitioner, Ashley Corn, MSN, RN, FNP-C, will be discussing risk factors and demonstrating some stress reduction techniques.
Free Seminar: Stress and How It Affects Your Physical Health
Thursday, May 25
6 – 7 p.m.
Park Ridge Health Laurel Park
1881 Pisgah Drive, Hendersonville, NC

Light refreshments will be served for guests to enjoy. 
Space is limited for this event, so please RSVP by calling 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433) or visit prhEvents.com to sign up.

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