Hospital da Luz Setúbal Laboratory of Echocardiography with European Accreditation of Excellence

Laboratório de ecocardiografia do Hospital da Luz Setúbal com acreditação europeia de excelência

Hospital da Luz Setúbal Laboratory of Echocardiography received accreditation by the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), associated with the European Society of Cardiology.

This is the first laboratory in the south to receive the seal of excellence by EACVI, the seventh in the country and the fifth to obtain accreditation in the three areas: transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and surcharge.

In addition to the scientific recognition, this accreditation ensures patterns of excellence in the exams performed and attests the adequate competency of its professionals.

EACVI – created by the European Society of Cardiology with the purpose of promoting excellence in the diagnosis, research and technical development in cardiovascular imaging – is the world leading organization in the field, gathering over 8.000 professionals.

Its accreditations are the result of thorough auditing and assessment. In Portugal, besides Hospital da Luz Setúbal, similar accreditation was obtained by the laboratories of echocardiography from Hospital da Luz Lisboa and public hospitals, such as Santa Cruz and Santa Maria, in Lisbon, and Santo António, in Oporto.

View here the accreditation certificate of Hospital da Luz Setúbal Laboratory of Echocardiography.