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Breast Care Center, Navicent Health Accredited by American College of Surgeons

Designation is Highest Honor from National Consortium of Breast Centers

MACON, GA (Wednesday, November 18, 2020) – The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC,) a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted three-year accreditation to Breast Care Center, Navicent Health (BCCNH). To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, BCCNH demonstrated compliance with the NAPBC standards that look at a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education and quality improvement. Breast centers like BCCNH seeking NAPBC accreditation undergo a site visit every three years.

“Receiving this accreditation is wonderful news for Breast Care Center, Navicent Health and the patients that we serve. NAPBC accreditation is the hallmark of excellence for breast centers, letting our current and prospective patients know that they are receiving the highest standard of care in the nation when they seek treatment at our breast care center,” said Dr. Paul Dale, Medical Director for Peyton Anderson Cancer Center, Navicent Health. As a NAPBC-accredited center, BCCNH is committed to maintaining levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive, patient-centered, multidisciplinary care resulting in high-quality care for patients with breast disease. Patients receiving care at BCCNH have access to the following:

  • Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services and new technologies.
  • A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options.
  • Information on clinical trials and new treatment options.
  • Genetic counseling.
  • Patient centered services including psycho-social support.
  • A survivorship care plan that documents the care each patient receives and seeks to improve cancer survivor’s quality of life.

BCCNH is also a National Consortium of Breast Centers’ “Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence” since 2013.

About Navicent Health


Navicent Health, the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia, is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Providing more than 1,000 beds and offering care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region, Navicent Health provides care for healthcare consumers’ through an academic medical center; community, pediatric and rehabilitation hospitals; urgent care centers; physician practices; diagnostic centers; home health; hospice and palliative care; and a life plan community. Navicent Health is dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. For more information, please visit www.navicenthealth.org.

About the NAPBC

The NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast. This mission is pursued through standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education. Its board membership includes professionals from 20 national organizations that reflect the full spectrum of breast care. For information on the NAPBC please go to www.facs.org.napbc.


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