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Hospital’s Echocardiography Laboratory awarded accreditation

[October 28 2010] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut Echocardiography Laboratory, located at the New Britain General campus, was awarded a three-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). Echocardiographic testing is useful in detecting and managing many types of heart disease. Accreditation recognizes the laboratory for its commitment to high quality patient care and provision of quality diagnostic testing. It signifies HCC’s echocardiography laboratory was reviewed by an independent agency, which recognizes the laboratory’s commitment to quality testing for heart disease diagnosis. Accreditation process participation is voluntary.