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November 7, 2011
Ankle & Foot Care Centers Earns Accreditation for Vascular Disease Treatment and Diagnosis Program
BOARDMAN, Ohio. (November 7, 2011) – Ankle & Foot Care Centers, the region’s largest podiatric medical practice, announced today that it achieved accreditation for its vascular disease diagnostic laboratory.
The accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) followed an assessment and review of every aspect of the laboratory’s daily operations and its impact on the quality of health care to patients. ICAVL accreditation is valid for three years.
“We’re proud of this accreditation,” said Michael Vallas, practice administrator for Ankle & Foot Care Centers. “The review involved a thorough evaluation by an independent organization of our processes, protocols and quality assurance programs. The accreditation confirms that our lab meets or exceeds standards established by a panel of medical societies.”
Ankle & Foot Care Centers is the region’s largest podiatric care provider, with 16 physicians and surgeons serving patients at 19 local offices, located in Alliance, Austintown, Boardman (2), Campbell, Champion, Columbiana, East Liverpool, East Palestine, Greenville (Pa.), Howland, Lake Milton, Liberty, Niles, Poland, Salem, Struthers, Warren and Youngstown. Specific locations and other information are located on the group’s website, at www.ankleandfootcare.com.
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For more information, contact:
Michael Vallas, Practice Administrator
Ankle & Foot Care Centers Inc.
(330) 758-6226 ext. 207
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