PRLog - Jan. 25, 2011 - NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- New Britain, CT and Madison, CT; The Vein Centers of Connecticut has been awarded a three-year term renewal of accreditation as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The ACR, headquartered in Reston, VA, awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of the practice. Evaluations are conducted by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. They assess the qualifications of the personnel and the adequacy of facility equipment. The surveyors report their findings to the ACR's Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report.
"This ACR accreditation is the Seal of Approval for vascular diagnosis for our patients with vein disease", said Dr. Kevin Dickey, Director, Vein Centers of Connecticut. "We are recognized as innovators in the diagnosis of vein disease, which can be very complicated and needs to be carefully assessed to achieve effective treatment."
About the American College of Radiology:
The ACR is a national organization serving over 32,000 diagnostic and interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, and nuclear medicine and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services. For further information:
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About Vein Centers of Connecticut:
The Vein Centers of Connecticut has extensive experience diagnosing and treating all types of vein disease including Varicose Veins, Venous Reflux, Perforating Veins and Spider Veins. We use the latest technologies to safely and effectively treat varicose and spider veins. We have expertise in essential procedures including Endovenous Laser Ablation, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Sclerotherapy, and Perforating Vein Sclerotherapy. We also offer a comprehensive array of aesthetic services including Laser Hair Removal, Injectables, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels and Restorative Skin Care. All procedures are performed in our comfortable office setting. Our accreditation by the American College of Radiology demonstrates our commitment to quality care and patient safety, which sets us apart from the competition.
New Britain, CT office: (860) 229-VEIN (8346); Madison, CT office: (203) 245-VEIN (8346).