Atlantic General Hospital Vascular Laboratory in Berlin, Maryland, was granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vascular Testing in the area(s) of peripheral arterial testing, peripheral venous testing and extracranial cerebrovascular testing.

This latest accreditation awarded to Atlantic General Hospital Vascular Laboratory demonstrates the facility’s ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in vascular testing.

Accreditation by the IAC indicates that Atlantic General Hospital Vascular Laboratory has undergone an intensive application and review process and is found to be in compliance with the published standards, thus demonstrating a commitment to quality patient care in vascular testing.

Comprised of a detailed self-evaluation followed by a thorough review by a panel of medical experts, the IAC accreditation process enables both the critical operational and technical components of the applicant facility to be assessed, including representative case studies and their corresponding final reports.

“All ultrasound staff at the Atlantic General Hospital Vascular Lab are registered vascular technologists with specialized vascular training. They are held to strict continuing medical education requirements, keeping them current with the most up-to-date standards. They are part of the vascular team, along with our radiologists,” said Jill Todd, lead ultrasound technologist at Atlantic General. “Vascular exams can help reveal blocked or reduced blood flow in arteries and veins and assist with identifying problems that could potentially lead to issues such as stroke, poor arterial circulation in the extremities or deep vein thrombosis, among other problems.”

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