Synergy Radiology Associates (Synergy) announced it has expanded professional breast radiology services to seven additional Memorial Hermann Health System Outpatient Imaging and Breast Care Centers (Memorial Hermann). Synergy’s comprehensive breast imaging services, which include screening and diagnostic mammography, breast MRI, and breast biopsy, will now be available and easily accessible to even more women across the Greater Houston area.
"Synergy's fellowship-trained radiologists have been integral providers of radiology services for the Memorial Hermann Health System for many years," said Synergy Radiology Associates Practice Chair Dr. Walid Adham. "Consistently providing fast, high-quality image interpretations has allowed us to build a strong and successful collaborative relationship with our hospitals, our referring providers and our patients. Adding breast services was a natural extension of our skillset, and we are excited about what is to come," added Dr. Adham.
According to BreastCancer.org, one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer throughout the course of her lifetime, which is why scheduling regular breast exams is so important.
With nine total Memorial Hermann locations offering mammograms with Synergy, including specialized breast care centers, Memorial Hermann breast care locations offer convenient access to care. Memorial Hermann has several, advanced breast cancer screening options, providing you with the imaging or procedure that is appropriate for your clinical finding, including mammogram, 3D mammogram, breast MRI, breast biopsy and breast ultrasound.
"Memorial Hermann is ready to expand its partnership with Synergy and to continue to provide high quality care to communities throughout Greater Houston. This collaboration allows us to extend our commitment even further and provides the opportunity for important and even lifesaving breast screenings for not only women but men as well," said Heath Rushing, Memorial Hermann Senior Vice President of Service Lines.
Synergy's new breast division, consisting of highly trained, sub-specialized breast radiologists, collaborates with Memorial Hermann to provide the highest quality breast health care across all Breast Care Center locations.
"We’re pleased and honored to provide personalized breast care for the Greater Houston community while focusing on the quality of care and patient safety," said Dr. Ashmitha Srinivasan, Chair, Synergy Radiology Associates Breast Imaging Division.
The Memorial Hermann Outpatient Imaging and Breast Care Center locations now covered by Synergy include: Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital-Outpatient Services; Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital-Imaging Center; Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center-Imaging Center; Memorial Hermann Imaging Center-Cypress; Memorial Hermann Imaging Center-Katy; Memorial Hermann Imaging & Breast Care Center at Greater Heights; Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital-Outpatient Services; Memorial Hermann Imaging Center-Pearland and Memorial Hermann Imaging Center-Convenient Care Center in League City.
About Memorial Hermann
Charting a better future. A future that’s built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,700 affiliated physicians and 27,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 250 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 112 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $588 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do – charting a better future for all.
About Synergy Radiology Associates
Formed in 2011 through the convergence of Houston’s top three radiology groups, Synergy Radiology Associates is the largest radiology practice in the Houston metropolitan area. The Synergy team of more than 95 board certified radiologists, highly skilled clinical staff and support professionals serve twelve area hospitals and several outpatient imaging centers with a broad range of subspecialties, including neuroradiology, body imaging, musculoskeletal, breast imaging, thoracic, cardiovascular, pediatric and interventional. Synergy is committed to providing our patients and the medical communities we serve with the highest caliber of radiology services available. For more information, visit www.synergyrad.org, call (713) 621-7436 or connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Pinterest.
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