Coulis Cardiology Receives Prestigious Accreditation in Echocardiography

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – March 28, 2012 – Coulis Cardiology is proud to announce it recently received a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic and Adult Stress from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

This prestigious accreditation by IAC means a panel of experts, after a thorough review of Coulis Cardiology's operational and technical components, has found the practice's high-quality patient care to be in compliance with national standards of echocardiographic medicine.

Patients can rely on this IAC accreditation as a seal of approval that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations relating to echocardiography. The accreditation is widely respected in the medical community and supported by multiple national societies of physicians, echocardiographic technologists and medical physicists.

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease.

The use of echocardiographic procedures to detect cardiovascular disease is yet another reason Coulis Cardiology, the region's only independent cardiology practice, has been able to deliver exceptional, comprehensive heart care with easy access, swift scheduling and a patient-first philosophy for more than 15 years.

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