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Women’s Health Center awarded AIUM Accreditation
The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine has announced that Women’s Health Center of Southern Oregon has been awarded ultrasound practice accreditation in the areas of Obstetrics and Gynecologic Ultrasound. Women’s Health Center is only one of two practices in all of southern Oregon with this prestigious accreditation.
Women’s Health Center achieved this recognition by meeting rigorous voluntary guidelines set by the diagnostic ultrasound profession. All facets of the practice were assessed, including the training and qualifications of physicians and sonographers; ultrasound equipment maintenance; documentation; storage and record-keeping practices; policies and procedures to protect patients and staff; quality assurance methods; and the thoroughness, technical quality and interpretation of the sonograms the practice performs.
The Center was last accredited in 2010, effective for three years.
“One of our core values is to provide excellent, compassionate care that fulfills the needs of the women in our community”, says Lisa Solomon, Executive Director of Women’s Health Center of Southern Oregon. “We often voluntarily seek to meet more stringent standards, such as this AIUM accreditation, in order to ensure we are offering our patients the absolute best care available to them.”
The AIUM is a medical association of more than 9900 physicians, sonographers and scientists dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research and accreditation. For more information, visit www.aium.org
Women’s Health Center celebrates 15 years!
October 1 marked 15 years in business for Women's Health Center of Southern Oregon. Since 1998 we have provided the women in our community the best in specialized women's healthcare. Our experienced and skilled group of physician/surgeons and nurse practitioners understand each woman is unique with her own healthcare goals. You can always be confident Women's Health Center of Southern Oregon will always give you the excellent care you deserve!
63 BABY BOYS AND GIRLS WELCOMED IN SEPTEMBER
Women's Health Center providers brought 63 new babies into the world in the month of September, bringing the total number of deliveries so far in 2013 to 529 new bundles of joy!
CONGRATULATIONS to all of our new moms, dads and families!
76 BABIES WELCOMED IN AUGUST!
Our patients kept our doctors busy in August! 76 new boys and girls were welcomed into the world in the month of August. For 2013, 466 babies have been born to moms who have had Women's Health Center care for the during their pregnancy.
Happiness and congratulations to all the moms, dads and families!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR 60 JULY BABIES!
July was a busy month for little baby boys and girls. The doctors at Women's Health Center delivered 60 bundles of joy!Congratulations to all new moms, dads and families!
So far in 2013, 390 babies have been welcomed and delivered by Women's Health Center physicians.
Women’s Health Center featured in Southern Oregon Magazine for our green practices!
Women's Health Center of Southern Oregon is featured in the Summer issue of Southern Oregon Magazine as one of six sustainable businesses in southern Oregon!
The article states,""These six are businesses have taken a green mandate to heart and through their business practices and products offer their customers more environmentally responsible buildings, education, environments and opportunities to experience and integrate some earth-friendly elements into their own daily routines."
Click here to read the featured article. SO Magazine Article 7.2013.
We hope you are enjoying the many sustainable features we have carefully selected to make Women's Health Center a peaceful, healing environment.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO 61 JUNE BABIES!
The providers at Women's Health Center delivered 61 baby girls and boys in June. Half way through 2013, 330 babies have been born to patients of Women's Health Center!
Happy Birthday to all the June babies and congratulations to the new moms, dads and families!
52 BABY GIRLS AND BOYS WELCOMED IN MAY!
Women's Health Center providers brought 52 new babies into the world in the month of May, bringing the total number of deliveries so far in 2013 to 269 new bundles of joy!
CONGRATULATIONS to all of our new moms and their families!
Cosmetic Procedures Available at WHCOSO!
Women's Health Center of Southern Oregon has always been the place to go for women's health care. Now, we have expanded our services and are offering physician-administered cosmetic procedures and a line of prescription-only skin care products.
Dr. Marlene Covey, who is an OB/GYN physician at Women's Health Center, also specializes in skin care. She will evaluate your skin, consider your personal goals and advise you on a treatment plan. She administers Botox® injections as well as the skin filler, Radiesse®, which are both effective in temporarily eliminating facial lines and wrinkles.
"It is sometimes easy for people to forget that these are medical products and not cosmetics", says Dr. Covey. "When deciding on a skin care specialist, people need to do their homework, especially when it involves injectables and fillers. My advice is to make sure your skin care specialist is a board certified professional."
In addition, Dr. Covey is the exclusive distributor in Southern Oregon for ZO® Skin Health, formulated by Dr. Zein Obagi. "This is a fantastic line of products that supports daily skin health for women of any age", says Covey. "I have personally used Dr. Obagi's products for over 10 years and would never use anything else on my face. Many of his products are prescription strength, with a higher level of effective ingredients than products purchased at a store. My patients notice an almost immediate change in their skin."
Rates for these procedures at Women's Health Center are comparable, or in some cases, less expensive than at a spa or salon. For more information or a downloadable cosmetic brochure, click here.
54 BABIES WELCOMED IN APRIL!
Women's Health Center doctors (and midwife) brought 54 new babies in the world in the month of April, bringing the total number of deliveries so far in 2013 to 217 new bundles of joy!
CONGRATULATIONS to all of our new moms and their families!