Children's EEG Laboratory Earns National Accreditation
ATLANTA (June 16, 2014) – The Epilepsy Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is pleased to announce that the EEG Laboratory at the Children’s at Egleston campus has earned accreditation from the EEG laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET (LAB-EEG). Both of the program’s EEG labs, including the Children’s at Scottish Rite location, have now achieved this prestigious accreditation, making them two of only three hospital EEG laboratories accredited in Georgia.
“We are so proud of our EEG technicians for their hard work in achieving this recognition,” said Hyunmi Kim, MD, Ph.D., MPH, Medical Director of the Children’s Epilepsy Center. “This accreditation demonstrates their level of expertise and commitment to providing our pediatric patient population with the highest level of care.”
ABRET’s Lab Accreditation process evaluates technical standards, the quality of the laboratory’s output and lab management issues. Successful accreditation means the EEG Laboratory has met strict standards and is to be recognized as a place where patients and physicians can have confidence they are receiving quality diagnostics.
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, Epilepsy Center
Published: Monday, June 16, 2014