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If you or a loved one has had an experience with colon cancer, you will be interested in attending the premier showing of “Gift of Life”, a movie featuring stories from local people about their colonoscopy experience.  A number of Lawrence County residents are featured in the story.  A live performance,“A Miraculous Healing”, will also take place.  Below is your invitation to attend:

You are invited to a special viewing of

“A Gift of Life” and 

“A Miraculous Healing”

 

 

When: Monday, May 23, 2011 from 7-9 p.m.

What: Special showing of our DVD- “A Gift of Life”, featuring stories from local people about their colonoscopy experience plus a live dramatic performance, “A Miraculous Healing.” 

An event of the Kentucky Cancer Program, the Ashland Boyd Co. Health Dept. 

the Boyd County Extension Fine Arts program, and Ashland Community and Technical College

Where: Ashland Community College Teleconference Room

1400 College Drive, Ashland KY 41101

 

A reception will follow the presentation.

Sponsored by Our Lady of Bellefonte Foundation

Funds for this project provided by a grant from East Tennessee State University and

the Appalachian Regional Commission

 

Accreditation in mammography is result of recent review by the American College of Radiology;

L to R:  Valerie Music, technician; Leslie Wellman, radiology director; Jeanette Music, technician L to R: Valerie Music, technician; Leslie Wellman, radiology director; Jeanette Music, technician

 

Louisa, KY – Three Rivers Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women.

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.

For more information about TRMC digital mammography services or the radiology department please call, 606-638-1507.

Three Rivers Medical Center is a 90-bed, acute care facility. It is accredited by The Joint Commission. TRMC offers cardiology, general/bariatric surgery, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, podiatry, 24-hour emergency care, diagnostic radiology, rehabilitative services and mental health.

www.threeriversmedicalcenter.com

 

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