Albany Associates in Cardiology Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation by IAC

The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) has granted a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography to Albany Associates in Cardiology (AAC), a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates. The reaccreditation by the IAC is the fifth for AAC and was awarded in the area of adult transthoracic to AAC’s offices in Clifton Park, Glens Falls, and Troy. The St. Peter’s Cardiac Imaging Center Ultrasound, operated by AAC, was also reaccredited in the areas of adult transthoracic as well as adult stress. “Echocardiography is a key tool in diagnosing heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States,” said Kellie Valenti, president of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates. “By regularly renewing this accreditation, our patients can take comfort in knowing that our team of physicians and sonographers are committed to providing state-of-the-art testing to accurately diagnose their heart condition, which is an important step in developing their plan of care.” In addition to detecting heart disease, echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart to determine structural defects […]