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Bellingham's NW Vascular Lab acquired by Bothell company

Below is a news release about a vascular testing company from Bothell purchasing a Bellingham lab:

Pacific Vascular, Inc., the largest provider of vascular ultrasound testing in the Northwest, has acquired NW Vascular Lab in Bellingham, effective Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. The vascular lab is located at 3104 Squalicum Blvd, Suite 102.

Pacific Vascular (PVI) provides noninvasive vascular ultrasound testing to evaluate for vascular disease including carotid artery disease, venous thrombosis, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and renal vascular disease. 

“We have been providing high-quality vascular ultrasound exams in the greater Puget Sound region for over 25 years. We have also been receiving inquiries from Bellingham physicians about our services so a lab in this area is a logical extension for us”, states Paul Olmstead, Pacific Vascular President. 

Ajay Zachariah, Executive Director for Operations, Growth & Strategy, adds “We will continue offering Bellingham area health care providers an independent vascular lab that provides high quality diagnostic exams in a lower cost setting, is readily accessible, and provides excellent customer service.”

About Pacific Vascular, Inc.: Pacific Vascular is an independent, employee-owned company with a long history of leadership in the field of vascular ultrasound, including exams, research and education. The company provides services to patients of over 4,000 physicians in Washington State. Pacific Vascular’s adherence to the highest possible standards of quality and accuracy, combined with outstanding patient care, ease of scheduling, and 24 hour on-call service with partnering hospitals has made PVI the largest provider of vascular ultrasound in the region. Pacific Vascular currently has 11 hospital laboratories and 5 outpatient laboratories. All Pacific Vascular laboratories are IAC Accredited in all 5 areas of non-invasive diagnostic vascular testing. Bellingham is in the process of becoming IAC accredited.

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