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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Gait Lab Receives Full Accreditation

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014

Hospital

The Gait Analysis Laboratory at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children has received full accreditation from the Commission for Motion Laboratory Accreditation (CMLA). The lab, under Medical Director Freeman Miller, MD, and Program Manager John Henley, PhD, is only one of seven in the country with full accreditation, and the only one in the region based in a pediatric hospital.

 
Key Facts
  • The lab successfully completed all the requirements for Full Accreditation with zero deficiencies.
  • This accreditation status will remain in effect for a period of three years, expiring in February, 2017.
  • The Gait Lab is now identified as an Accredited Clinical Motion Laboratory on the CMLA website with notification submitted to member societies.
  • Created in 1993, the lab uses computer assisted technology to identify abnormal components of movement to better understand pathologic systems and provide objective rationale for specific treatment recommendations.
 
Quotes

"As an Accredited Clinical Motion Laboratory, you have demonstrated the highest level of clinical and technical competency in movement analysis, and can thereby offer your clients the best patient care available from a facility engaged in the evaluation of individuals with gait and motion challenges."

James J. Carollo, CMLA President

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, along with major pediatric specialty clinics in Delaware, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours offers pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to all families in the communities it serves.