Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Quality measures and accreditation of breast centers

Elizabeth R. Berger, MD, MS; Chihsiung E. Wang, PhD; Cary S. Kaufman, MD, FACS; and colleagues examined how National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) accreditation has affected compliance with quality measure since being established by the American College of Surgeons in 2008 as a quality improvement program for patients with breast disease. NAPBC accreditation was associated with higher post-mastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) rates and better adherence to the PMRT quality measure.

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