How to Earn Vein Center Accreditation by IAC in 2022

vein center accreditation through Intersocietal accreditation commission
Published On: February, 9, 2022

How to earn vein center accreditation by IAC in 2022

More than one half of Americans age 50 and older are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins occur when the valves in the leg veins no longer function, causing blood to pool in the legs. In some cases, this condition progresses to a more serious form of venous disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Whether to relieve symptoms and/or improve appearance, treating varicose veins can be performed by vein centers that specialize in the evaluation and management of superficial venous disorders. Through vein center accreditation, one can feel confident in choosing the best providers and treatments for their vein disease.

There are many factors that contribute to an accurate vein treatment and management. The training and experience of the vein specialist performing the procedure, the type of equipment used and the quality assessment metrics each facility is required to measure, all contribute to a positive patient outcome. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indicator of consistent quality care and a dedication to continuous improvement.

La Jolla Vein Care located in La Jolla, CA has been granted vein center accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the area of Superficial Venous Treatment and Management.

This latest accreditation awarded to La Jolla Vein Care demonstrates the facility’s ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in vein treatment and management.

How to earn vein center accreditation:

Accreditation by the IAC indicates that La Jolla Vein Care 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 vein treatment and management.

  • 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.

About IAC

IAC provides accreditation programs for vascular testing, echocardiography, nuclear/PET, MRI, diagnostic CT, dental CT, carotid stenting, vein treatment and management and cardiac electrophysiology.

The IAC programs for accreditation are dedicated to ensuring quality patient care and promoting health care and all support one common mission:

Improving health care through accreditation®. IAC accreditation is widely respected within the medical community, as illustrated by the support of the national medical societies related to venous disorders, which include physicians, physician extenders, nurses and ultrasound technologists. To date, the IAC accrediting divisions have granted accreditation to more than 14,000 sites throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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