With more than 1,000 hospital accreditations granted, our reputation has grown among the leaders in the fields of emergency medicine and cardiology. Together, we are creating communities of excellence that operationalize the science of cardiovascular medicine.
Because Every Heart Matters™ we are happy to share both success stories and a few brief "real-life" reports that resonate with our cardiovascular community.
Through pursuing Chest Pain Accreditation, we are always in the process of continual improvement and ongoing evaluation of our clinical practices to better serve our community.Maria Wleklinski, Chief Nursing Officer, Siloam Springs Regional Hospital, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
The ACC represents the highest goals of clinical excellence, continuing education and constant improvement in heart care.C. Fagg Sanford, MD, FACC, Chief of Cardiology at the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital - Tyler (Tyler, Texas)
The EP Accreditation from the ACC was important to our physicians, nurses, and staff, because it demonstrates our dedication to providing state-of-the-art EP care to our patients.F. Kevin Hackett, MD, FACC, physician chair of the Mount Carmel Heart and Vascular Center, Columbus, OH
Accreditation has become a vehicle that's fostered stronger inter- and intra-department communication and collaboration around a common project.Frederic S. Resnic, MD, MSc, FACC, Chair, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
The accreditation team was fabulous! They were very helpful every step of the way and were eager to offer suggestions on ways to improve patient care. Thank you!!Cheryl Bailey, Executive Director, Cullman Regional, Cullman, Alabama
Chest Pain Accreditation is a great way for community hospitals to validate evidenced based practices or assist in initiating those best practices if they are not currently present.Daniel Sutton, BS, MPA, RRT Regional VP CV Services Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
I just want to say how impressed I was with the assistance and encouragement given by our accreditation navigator. She was amazing! She was there at every step of the process to give feedback clearly defines the importance of heart failure patients in the CMS reimbursement paradigm for the executive team.Niki Mclamb-Doanes, RN, CCCC, CV Accreditation Coordinator, Piedmont Henry Hospital, Stockbridge, Georgia
You cannot imagine what this goal means to me, personally. I love my facility. Being a nurse has always been my passion and heart — how I enter a room, so to speak. I want our patients to have the safest environment to come to and the best possible outcomes. I want everyone in our community to know that our little facility can care for hearts in a BIG way.Trish Jankowski, Clinical Nurse Educator, Chest Pain Coordinator, Mimbres Memorial Hospital, Deming, New Mexico