Owensboro Health Medical Group - Surgical Specialists Granted Three-Year Accreditation
The vascular lab has been accredited since 1998
Owensboro 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.