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Online Resources for Finding a Health Care Provider and Hospital or Medical Center

Many websites can help you find high-quality breast cancer care.

 

Administrators in Medicine (an association of state medical boards)
Search for a physician.
www.docboard.org 


American Board of Medical Specialties
Verify a physician is certified.
www.abms.org 


American Medical Association's DoctorFinder
Search for a physician.
www.ama-assn.org/aps/amahg.htm 


Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  

Find an FDA-approved mammography center.
www.fda.gov 

Find a Mammography Facility Adverse Event Report.
www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/MammographyQualityStandardsActandProgram/Reports 


The Joint Commission 
Find a health care organization that meets the Joint Commission's patient safety and quality standards.
www.qualitycheck.org/consumer/searchQCR.aspx 


National Center for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Find the accreditation rating (based on quality standards) for a health maintenance organization (HMO).
http://reportcard.ncqa.org/plan/external/   

 

Online resources for co-survivors

American Cancer Society
Find a guide for families and caregivers on giving good cancer care at home.
www.cancer.org/ 

Find information for caregivers.
www.cancer.org/Treatment/Caregivers/index 

 
Updated 02/14/13

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