Published on April 25, 2016

Owensboro Health Medical Group - Surgical Specialists Granted Three-Year Accreditation

The vascular lab has been accredited since 1998

Intersocietal accreditation commission badgeOwensboro Health Medical Group - Health Surgical Specialists Noninvasive Diagnostic Services, Vascular Lab has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Vascular Testing in the areas of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing, Peripheral Venous Testing, Peripheral Arterial Testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

Accreditation by the IAC means that Owensboro Health Medical Group - Surgical Specialists' Noninvasive Diagnostic Services Vascular Lab has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.

Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and blood vessels. According to the American Heart Association, the total direct and indirect cost of cardiovascular disease and stroke in the U.S. for 2010 was an estimated $503.2 billion.

Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of Vascular Testing. To make an appointment at Owensboro Health Medical Group - Surgical Specialists, call 270-683-3720.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.

Surgical Care At Owensboro Health

Surgical specialists center group photoWhen you need a surgical treatment or testing, get top-quality care from Owensboro Health Medical Group - Surgical Specialists. You’ll find services for a broad range of medical needs because we’re the largest practice of our kind in western Kentucky. Trust us to help you enjoy better health.

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