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TJC AccreditationBronx, New York, April 28, 2021 – Essen Health Care, the largest privately owned multi-specialty medical network based in the Bronx, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for the Peripheral Angiogram Procedure. This accreditation was awarded for demonstrating continuous compliance with The Joint Commissions performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Essen Health Care is one of only four programs in the Bronx to be accredited by The Joint Commission. This national designation recognizes Essen Health Care’s proficiency in the administration of innovative procedures that improve circulation, fix blocked arteries, and reduce chronic pain in the back, neck and knees. “We aim to provide the full gamut of cardiovascular services to the Bronx and improve overall health” says Dr. Ananth Shankar, Essen Health Care’s Chief of Cardiology.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess, and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.

“Essen Health Care is proud to receive this well-deserved accreditation and to bring this level of care to our Bronx community,” says Dr. Sumir Sahgal, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Essen Health Care. “This accreditation further demonstrates our commitment to the highest level of patient safety and care and acknowledges our program with a national benchmark of quality.”

The Peripheral Angiogram, an Office-Based Surgery procedure for patients is available at Essen Health Care located at 1775 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10453. To schedule an appointment, call 718-299-4300 or go to www.essenhealthcare.com to book online. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. We also accept walk-ins for consultations.

About Essen Health Care

Essen Health Care is the largest privately held multispecialty medical group based in the Bronx with six integrated clinical divisions offering primary care, urgent care, and specialty care services, as well as house calls, care management, and skilled care for over 60+ nursing homes. Founded in 1999 by Dr. Sumir Sahgal and guided by a population health model of care, Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network and group practice with over 150 Primary and Specialty Care Physicians and over 100 advanced Clinicians providing high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to over 100,000 of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Essen Health Care is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated a ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.