Fran's Nu Image proudly announces another Three-Year Accreditation Award in August 2019 for Mastectomy by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc (ABC).
Fran's Nu Image is recognized for achievement in the areas of Organizational Management, Patient Care Standards, Quality Assurance, Supplier Compliance, and Facility and Safety Management. This award represents the highest level of accreditation achievable in the profession of orthotics and prosthetics.
"Fran's Nu Image has demonstrated its commitment to the provision of quality patient care services by seeking and attaining ABC accreditation," said Catherine Carter, ABC's Executive Director. "ABC has developed the highest standards for accreditation in the industry and is proud to include Fran's Nu Image among our over 2500 accredited patient care facilities."
Fran's Nu Image has been offering mastectomy and wig products and fitting services in the Waldorf MD and surrounding Washington DC metro area since 1984.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc has been credentialing practitioners and organizations since 1948 in accordance with established standards of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient care. A not-for-profit organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, ABC'S mission is to encourage and promote the highest standards of professionalism in the delivery of orthotics, prosthetic and pedorthics services. ABC advances the competency of practitioners; promotes the quality and effectiveness of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic care; and maintains the integrity of the profession.
Each fitter at Fran's Nu Image is also certified. A Certified Fitter-Mastectomy is a healthcare professional who is specifically educated and trained in the provision of breast prostheses and other post-mastectomy products. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
For additional information about Fran's Nu Image, or the ABC, contact our office at (301) 843-9282.