Proposed Changes to IAC Cardiac Electrophysiology Standards Now Open for Public Comment Through July 1, 2017

MAY 1, 2017 | In keeping with the IAC's continued commitment to streamlining and simplifying the accreditation process, we are pleased to announce that the public now has the opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the IAC Standards and Guidelines for Cardiac Electrophysiology Accreditation.

The Standards are reviewed periodically by the IAC Cardiac Electrophysiology Board of Directors and revised as needed. As a component to the accreditation process, proposed Standards that have been approved by the Board of Directors are then posted to the IAC website for a 60-day public comment period. These proposed Standards include changes to the current Standards and/or the addition of new Standards

Beginning May 1, 2017, the public may visit the IAC website at intersocietal.org/iac/comment_period.htm#ep to comment on any of the proposed Standards until July 1, 2017. In order to provide comments, the IAC Comment Form must be completed and submitted electronically by the provided deadline.

To Submit a Comment on Proposed Standards

  1. Visit the IAC website at intersocietal.org/iac/comment_period.htm#ep;
  2. Select the proposed Cardiac Electrophysiology Standard on which to comment;
  3. A window will expand with the description of the Standard and the proposed change on the left;
  4. On the right, fill in your name and comment in the boxes provided;
  5. Hit Submit.

At the close of the comment period, the IAC Cardiac Electrophysiology Board of Directors will review any submitted comments, consider modifications as needed and vote for final approval of the Standards. Facilities are notified of changes to the published Standards, and the most current version of the Standards can be viewed or printed from the IAC Cardiac Electrophysiology website at intersocietal.org/ep/seeking/cardiacep_standards.htm.