January 17, 2018
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center joins more than 500 screening centers across the country who are following best practices outlined by the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and is now a true screening center of excellence. This means the hospital’s ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening through low dose CT - carried out safely, efficiently and equitably is –is nationally recognized.
Designated Screening Centers of Excellence are committed to providing clear information based on current evidence on who is a candidate for lung cancer screening and complying with comprehensive standards that are based on best practices.
“We are passionate about leading the fight to detect lung cancer at an early and treatable stage,” said Todd P. Sklamberg, CEO of Sunrise Hospital. “Being part of the network is good for our patients who are also benefiting from a dedicated Lung Navigator and a multidisciplinary Lung Tumor Board addressing lung cancer and featuring representatives across all clinical disciplines.”
About Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital
As Nevada’s largest acute care facility and Level II Trauma Center, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center offers high quality, patient-centered healthcare to the residents of southern Nevada, its surrounding region and the millions of visitors that come to Las Vegas. Sunrise Hospital is now home to Nevada’s first and only Joint Commission Accredited Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Heart Center at Sunrise Hospital offers advanced cardiac care and features an Accredited Chest Pain Center. In addition to having the busiest Emergency Department in Nevada, Sunrise Hospital is also home to a County-designated STEMI receiving center.
Located on the same campus is Sunrise Children’s Hospital - Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital and home to the only pediatric open heart surgery program in the state. It features a 24/7/365, dedicated pediatric emergency department. For more information on Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, visit sunrisehospital.com, follow us on Twitter @SunriseLasVegas and facebook.com/SunriseHospital.