WINTHROP COMPLIES WITH MAMMOGRAM QUALITY STANDARDS ACT


Vol. 9, No. 2
August, 1999

  • Winthrop Opens Filmless Diagnostic Imaging Center

  • Winthrop Complies with Mammogram Quality Standards Act

  • New Device Revolutionizes Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

  • Long Island's First Electric Mechanical Heart Recipient

  • Women's Resource Center Helps Women Navigate the Healthcare Maze

  • American Cancer Society Recognition

  • New Logo Heralds New Era at Winthrop

  • People with Diabetes Learn to Master Buffets

  • Four New Winthrop Board Members Strengthen Leadership

  • Winthrop's Junior Volunteer Program Awards Scholarships to Deserving Students

  • Students Stock the Shelves of the Child Life Program

  • Pharmacy Robot: A First on Long Island

  • A Warning from the Long Island Poison Control Center at Winthrop

  • Asthma and Allergy Family Fair Presented by the Winthrop Asthma Center

  • More than 500 Celebrate Life at Winthrop's Cancer Survivors' Day

  • 75th Annual Meeting of Winthrop's Auxiliary

  • Golfers Show They're "Fore" Winthrop at 1999 Golf Tournament

  • For Long Island Children who don't have Health Insurance

  • Copyright

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  • Wteven Permutter, MD, Faculty Attending/ Mammographer and Director of Winthrop's Mammography service, was instrumental in facilitating Winthrop's timely compliance with the recently enacted Mammogram Quality Standards Act (MQSA), a federal law, effective April 28, 1999, requiring that each mammography patient receive an official written report, in easy to understand language, communicating the outcome of her mammogram. Previously, Winthrop's mammographers immediately advised patients verbally of their status. Now, patients also receive accompanying documentation. The more detailed imaging report will continue to be sent to the patient's referring physician.



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