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Biz briefs 10/30

Novant Health imaging center receives recognition by the American College of Radiology

Novant Health announced that the Novant Health Imaging Julian Road Breast Center in Salisbury received the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) designation from the American College of Radiology.

This designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all of the American College of Radiology’s voluntary breast imaging accreditation programs and modules, which include mammography, breast ultrasound, stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound biopsy and breast MRI.

“We are incredibly proud of the Julian Road imaging center for achieving recognition by the American College of Radiology,” said Charnaye Bosley, director of women’s imaging at Novant Health. “It is a wonderful resource to have such an accomplished breast imaging center located right in the community of Salisbury.”

The Novant Health Imaging Julian Road office is located at 514 Corporate Circle and is open Monday through Friday. For more information call 704-210-7762.

Local optometrist makes PCON 250

Melanie Denton, owner of Salisbury Eyecare and Eyewear at 205 E. Council Street Suite B, was included in Primary Care Optometry News’ PCON 250 list.

According to the Primary Care Optometry News website, the list is a collection of optometrists who “practice progressively, provide innovative patient care, conduct optometric research or excel in academia and share what they have learned with other optometrists to advance the profession.”

The goal of the list is to encourage conversations that will advance the profession.

Denton received her doctorate in optometry in 2009. She has completed student internships at the Duke Eye Center, the Detroit Veteran’s Affairs Hospital and the Optometric Institute and Clinic of Detroit. She completed her residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Fla., according to the Salisbury Eyecare and Eyewear website.

Denton treats a variety of ocular diseases and traumas, as well as conducting primary eye care and comprehensive eye evaluations.

To see the full list, visit www.healio.com/optometry/primary-care-optometry.

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