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March 25, 2013
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Sanford interventional cardiologist earns certification

(Bismarck, N.D.)—Richard Howard, MD, interventional cardiologist is now certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in adult transthoracic echocardiography.

Certification in adult transthoracic echocardiography indicates mastery in a physicianís ability to provide transthoracic echocardiography care. To obtain this certification, physicians must have specific training in cardiovascular disease and echocardiography and complete a special competency examination.

Echocardiography is an ultrasound of the heart, and is used to provide information about the heartís size, shape, pumping capacity and location and extent of any tissue damage.

Dr. Howard is also certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. To learn more about Sanford Cardiology, please visit

About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas and is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities in nine states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in Ghana, Israel, Mexico and China.

Sanford Health includes 39 hospitals, 140 clinic locations and 1,360 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. The system is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with nearly a billion dollars in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford. These gifts are making possible the implementation of several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding cures for type 1 diabetes and breast cancer. For more information, please visit
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