Parker County Today April 2016 - Page 39

Texas Health Neighborhood Care & Wellness in Willow Park BY MELISSA MOORMAN PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY gram. “We feel like that if we are providing a strong service to the community, we need to move forward as technology moves forward. You will start seeing this become more common among all breast centers. We are trying to remain competitive within our market,” said Kharri Schneider, Imaging Manager at Texas Health. The 3D mammogram does not replace traditional 2D mammography; it is performed along with the conventional mammogram at APRIL 2016 Texas Health Neighborhood Care & Wellness in Willow Park introduces 3D Mammography technology to help detect cancer earlier and more effectively. Smash Parties are offered for groups of 10 or more women to support each other during this important annual screening test. Since its opening in January of 2015, Texas Health Neighborhood Care and Wellness in Willow Park has been dedicated to bringing the latest technology to Parker County. They have upgraded again by bringing breast tomosynthesis, or three-dimensional (3D) mammography, to its Willow Park campus, enhancing the services already available in its warm and inviting mammography suite. This new technology was approved by the FDA in 2011 and Texas Health is the first location in Parker County offering this enhanced mammo- Continued on page 58 37