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Wayne HealthCare employees and volunteers wore pink on
October 29, 2014 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Points to remember:
- Mammography still remains the most important tool in breast cancer diagnosis
- Nearly all breast cancers can be treated successfully if detected early. An annual mammogram beginning at
age 40 is still the most effective way to detect breast cancer at an early, curable stage.
- Mammograms, clinical breast exams by a clinician, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for women at high
lifetime risk and reporting any changes in your breasts are ways to detect breast cancer early.
- An estimated 235,030 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur in 2014 in the United
- In Ohio, an estimated 8,710 new cases of female breast cancer are expected to occur in 2014.
- Mammography is especially valuable as an early detection tool because it can identify breast cancer at an
early stage, usually before physical symptoms develop.
- Numerous studies have shown that early detection saves lives and increases treatment options.
- Currently, a woman living in the United States has a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of developing invasive breast cancer.
Schedule Your Mammogram Today!
Schedule your annual screening mammogram today by calling central scheduling at Wayne HealthCare at 937-547-5715.
If you are uninsured or underinsured, there are programs available for financial assistance.
If you have questions regarding these programs, please call 937-547-5079.
Wayne HealthCare is pround to announce continued 3-year accreditation with the Healtcare Facilities Accreditation Program. Take a look at the certificate!
Wayne HealthCare is proud to announce that we have received a 3 year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer with commendations in all 8 available areas. This is very exciting for us and speaks highly of the dedication of our physicians, nurses and other dedicated staff that spent hours working on this accreditation for Wayne HealthCare and the community.
Wayne HealthCare has just completed a two year process to have their cancer program accredited by the
Established by the American College of Surgeons in 1922, the multidisciplinary Commission on Cancer establishes standards to ensure quality, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive cancer care delivery in health care settings; conducts surveys in health care settings to assess compliance with those standards; collects standardized data from accredited health care settings to measure cancer care quality; uses data to monitor treatment patterns and outcomes and enhance cancer control and clinical surveillance activities, and develops effective educational interventions to improve cancer prevention, early detection, cancer care delivery, and outcomes in health care settings.
The Commission on Cancer is a consortium of 50 national professional organizations. Each organization has a representative(s) on the Commission. These representatives are responsible for setting standards for cancer care and monitoring the compliance with the standards. Accreditation by the Commission on Cancer is voluntary and requires strict compliance with the standards. Standards are developed in various aspects of cancer care including diagnosis, treatment, monitoring quality of care, prevention, early detection, research and education.
Over the last two years, Wayne HealthCare has assembled a team of cancer experts who have developed the Wayne HealthCare Cancer Program. The program includes multidisciplinary care and provides a complete range of diagnostic, treatment, and supportive services. In addition, even though Wayne HealthCare isn’t mandated to provide national clinical trials, we have joined the Dayton Clinical Oncology Program and offer cancer patients national clinical trials through a grant from the National Cancer Institute.
Wayne HealthCare has the expertise to provide you and your loved ones with the very best in cancer care.
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Wayne HealthCare Welcomes New Hospital Foundation Director(Greenville, OH) February 25, 2015
Wayne HealthCare is pleased to announce that Lauren Henry, MBA, PHR has been appointed as the Wayne Hospital Foundation Director.
Ms. Henry comes to Wayne with great relationship-building experience having led the Darke County United Way for 8 years. Prior to serving as director, Lauren served on the United Way board of directors and as a campaign volunteer for 4 years.
Ms. Henry earned a bachelor’s degree in business at Miami University and a master’s degree in business administration with a focus in organizational leadership at the University of Findlay. She received her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and worked in human resources at Brethren Retirement Community and Greenville Technology, Incorporated following graduation from Miami University.
Lauren and her husband Chad have three boys, Carson, Ethan and Garrison. Chad is the Planning and Zoning Director at the City of Greenville.
“Lauren will be a great asset to Wayne HealthCare and our hospital foundation,” said Lynne Hawley, MD at Family Health and immediate past chair of the Wayne Hospital Foundation Board. “Lauren has a strong background in both relationship-building and fundraising. I am confident that she will revive and build on the legacy of the Wayne Hospital Foundation and its support of quality healthcare for our community.”
“It is my passion to give back to the residents of Darke County, providing hope for the future and strengthening our community. I am honored to be able to continue serving the community in the capacity of Foundation Director for Wayne HealthCare,” said Ms. Henry.
Lauren has served the community through leadership, volunteer and professional organizations, all of which include: Edison Community College's Academy of Community Leadership, Chair for the Darke County Tri Council serving seniors and their health needs, as well as a member of the Senior Outreach Committee and Darke County Volunteer Network. Lauren is also a member of the Greenville Rotary Club, Family and Children First Council for Darke County and Deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Greenville.
The Wayne Hospital Foundation was established to acquire and accept charitable gifts for Wayne HealthCare, in order to perpetuate and provide high quality healthcare at the hospital and in the community.
The Wayne Hospital Foundation, established in 2007 has raised more than $500,000 since its inception to support improvements at Wayne HealthCare.
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