Accreditations & Awards

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) Accreditation

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) Accreditation provides the foremost laboratory accreditation program for professional excellence in Europe. Along with formal acknowledgement from a scientific society, educational tools to improve overall quality and standards against which labs can benchmark themselves, the overall aim is to raise quality standards of practice across Europe in a uniform manner. The certification process is rigorous and to be eligible, echocardiography laboratories must have been established for at least 3 years and must have senior staff who hold individual certification with EACVI. The Cardiovascular Imaging Lab at KFSH&RC achieved accreditation in 2013. It is a five year accreditation and will be for renewal in 2018.