SGMC Health Achieves Vascular Testing Accreditation from IAC

SGMC Health is proud to announce that it has received a three-year accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for Vascular Testing, covering Peripheral Arterial Testing and Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing. These testing procedures help in the early detection of heart disorders, strokes, and other diseases within the health system.

Vascular Surgeon David Hardy, MD, RPVI, FACS, highlights the commitment of SGMC Health to provide top-tier patient care in vascular testing. The health system offers tailored treatments and surgeries to meet the needs of the community in South Georgia. Cardiovascular diseases are a leading cause of death in the United States, with one American dying every 34 seconds and nearly 800,000 strokes occurring annually. Timely diagnosis and intervention are crucial in addressing these issues.

The IAC accreditation serves as a symbol of assurance for patients, showing the dedication of SGMC Health to maintaining high standards of care and continuously improving. The accreditation demonstrates that the health system has met rigorous standards through a thorough evaluation process involving self-assessment and review by medical experts. SGMC Health’s accredited vascular testing program can be further explored on for more information.

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