Designations & Accreditations

CHI Saint Joseph Health is committed to bringing the highest, national standards of cancer care, right to the Central Kentucky communities we serve. We’re proud to have earned numerous accreditations and distinctions—recognizing our cancer care teams who work tirelessly to help patients conquer this devastating disease.

See why you can count on us with some of our recent recognitions below. To get care close to home, find a cancer specialist anytime online or explore a CHI Saint Joseph Health cancer center near you.

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation

We have achieved full CoC accreditation from the American College of Surgeons. This voluntary program is awarded only to those providers who provide patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art services, from a multi-specialty team coordinating all aspects of cancer care.

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Saint Joseph East
  • Flaget Memorial Hospital

American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation

This certification acknowledges our ability to provide the latest, safest and most effective radiation therapies, allowing us to target tumors with extreme precision while sparing healthy tissue. Our accredited locations include:

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Flaget Memorial Hospital

ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

This designation is awarded to facilities that have earned accreditation in all of the American College of Radiology's voluntary breast imaging programs, including mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). It confirms we have the breast screening tools and skilled radiologists to catch breast cancer in its earliest and most treatable stages.

Lung Cancer Alliance Screening Center of Excellence

This distinction honors our commitment to responsible, high-quality lung cancer screenings, including low-dose CT scans. This safe and painless test has proven to reduce the risk of lung cancer death by up to 20 percent.

  • Saint Joseph Berea
  • Saint Joseph East
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Saint Joseph Jessamine
  • Saint Joseph London
  • Saint Joseph Mount Sterling
  • Bluegrass Regional Imaging - Bob O' Link and Blazer Parkway
  • CHI Saint Joseph Health – Imaging, London, Richmond and Winchester
Center for Excellence for Lung Cancer Screening

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

CHI Saint Joseph Health Breast Care has received Three-Year Full Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). The accreditation formally acknowledges CHI Saint Joseph Health's commitment to providing the highest quality breast care, including evaluation and management of patients with breast disease.

  • Saint Joseph East