Central Maine Healthcare is committed to bringing the highest national standards of cancer care right to the communities of central, western and mid-coast Maine. We’re proud to have earned numerous accreditations and distinctions—recognizing our cancer care teams who work tirelessly to help patients conquer this devastating disease.
Breast Center of Excellence
CMH’s Bennett Breast Care Center, a member of the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC), is accredited by several renowned professional healthcare organizations that supervise the quality of cancer care. It is also a participating member of the NQMBC (National Quality Measures for Breast Centers) which shows its commitment to measure and improve quality of care.
Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation
We have achieved full CoC accreditation from the American College of Surgeons, which is awarded only to those institutions that provide patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art services from a multi-specialty team coordinating all aspects of cancer care. CoC further notes our program as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Care Program, indicating the full range of critical cancer care we provide to our community.
The Cancer Care Center at CMH has earned NAPBC (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers) recognition status. NAPBC provides the structure and resources needed to develop and operate a high-quality breast center. Accredited programs follow a model for organizing and managing a breast center to ensure multidisciplinary, integrated, comprehensive breast cancer services are delivered at the highest level.
Women’s Choice Award
Central Maine Healthcare has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women’s Choice Award. This designation notes a level of high-quality, personalized care and is given to only 9% of hospitals nationwide.