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EEG Lab Re-accredited

Published on Friday, November 04, 2016

brainwave illustrationThe McLaren Northern Michigan Electroencephalogram (EEG) Laboratory in Petoskey was recently awarded a five-year re-accreditation by the Laboratory Accreditation Board of the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET).

"The Neurodiagnostics department is proud of this accomplishment,” stated Shafer Kurshuk, MD, Neurologist at McLaren Northern Michigan. “This accreditation speaks to the quality of testing patients receive when at McLaren Northern Michigan.” 

The Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET supports an accreditation program for EEG Laboratories meeting technical standards and demonstrating quality output. Evaluation focuses on the technical component of the records and lab management. 

An EEG is a test used to detect abnormalities related to electrical activity of the brain. An EEG is critical to helping diagnosis disorders like epilepsy, brain tumor, head injury, inflammation of the brain, stroke, sleep disorders, and dementia.