The Cancer Institute at Good Samaritan - Honors & Recognitions
The Cancer Center at Good Samaritan has been recognized by numerous organizations. Approved by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a community cancer center and receiving its Outstanding Achievement Award, Good Samaritan offers a complete range of preventative, diagnostic, therapeutic and supportive services.
Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™
This certification, earned after a thorough onsite review, indicates that Good Samaritan provides high-quality patient care, complying with the latest guidelines and most stringent standards.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
The American College of Radiology (ACR) recognizes Good Samaritan, one of the first facilities on Long Island to receive this designation, for its outstanding patient care. Designation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence is granted only to facilities that have earned accreditation in the ACR's entire voluntary breast imaging accreditation programs, modules and mandatory mammography accreditation program.
Commission on Cancer Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation in Eight Areas for Five Consecutive Surveys, 15 Years in a Row.
Good Samaritan has again earned commendation from the experienced oncology physicians who conduct the survey, most recently in eight areas, representing the full scope of the cancer program. The surveyors found the hospital's cancer care services to be deficiency-free and noted the "very active outreach program".
Three-Year/Full Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
The NAPBC designation is administered by the American College of Surgeons and given only to those facilities that voluntarily provide the highest level of quality breast care. To achieve this accreditation, a center must undergo a rigorous evaluation process and a review of its performance. Good Samaritan was the second center on Long Island and third in New York state to receive this accreditation.
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Three-Year Accreditation
Accreditation by the American College of Radiology/ASTRO demonstrates that Good Samaritan has undergone a rigorous review process and meets nationally accepted standards of care. It signifies that the Radiation Oncology Department provides this essential service to the community at the highest standards of the radiation oncology profession.