Another insurance company continues to rate the WVU Cancer Institute Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation Program as excellent. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in West Virginia recently notified the program that it has received the company’s Blue Distinction Centers for Transplants Designation, which denotes commitment to delivering quality specialty care safely, effectively and cost efficiently. This marks the second consecutive time the Cancer Institute has received the designation from Highmark. “This validates that our program continues to provide superior care,” Sonia Leadmon, oncology quality coordinator at the Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, said.
The health insurer took into consideration patient volume, transplant quality outcomes and additional accreditations the program has previoulsly received from other agencies.
Bonnie’s Bus, a 45-foot, state-of-the-art mobile mammography vehicle, will visit Wetzel and Gilmer counties offering three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education to women.
The second episode of "WVU and the Coronavirus" is now available for download on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
An experienced educator, private dental care practitioner and oral healthcare industry research expert, Dr. Fotinos Panagakos will continue to serve in his current position as vice dean of administration and research while also being named interim dean beginning July 1.