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Many independent third parties have recognized Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital for the quality of our care.

Commission on Cancer Accredited Program

Our cancer program received three-year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. The cancer program includes South Shore Hospital, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care (DFCCC, formerly known as Commonwealth Oncology), South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, and Hospice of the South Shore. Our program has consistently received accreditation since 1981.

QOPI Certified

The Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital is a QOPI Certified Practice. It is an acknowledgement that this practice meets certain defined quality and safety standards in the administration of cancer care.

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

South Shore Hospital’s Breast Care Center received a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

American College of Radiology (ACR)

South Shore Hospital is pleased to announce that its breast imaging program was recently designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Less than 25% of breast imaging facilities in Massachusetts have been awarded this distinction.