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Chest Pain Accreditation

联合总医院 Receives 胸痛中心 Reaccreditation

 

The American College of 心脏病学 (ACC) has recognized 联合总医院 for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. 联合总医院 was awarded 胸痛中心 Accreditation in November 2021 for their third time, based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, 诊断, and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 超过730,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year. The most common symptom of a heart attack for both men and women is chest pain or discomfort. However, women are more likely to have atypical symptoms. Other heart attack symptoms include, 但不限于, tingling or discomfort in one or both arms, 回来, 肩膀, 颈部或下颌, 呼吸急促(气促), 冷汗, 不寻常的疲劳, heartburn-like感觉, 恶心或呕吐, sudden dizziness and fainting.

Hospitals that have earned ACC 胸痛中心 Accreditation have proven exceptional competency in treating patients with heart attack symptoms. They have streamlined their systems from admission to evaluation to diagnosis and treatment all the way through to appropriate post-discharge care and recommendations and assistance in patient lifestyle changes.

“联合总医院 has demonstrated its commitment to providing Union County and surrounding counties with excellent heart care,Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, chair of the ACC Accreditation Management Board. “ACC Accreditation 服务 is proud to award 联合总医院 with 胸痛中心 Accreditation.”

Hospitals receiving 胸痛中心 Accreditation from the ACC must take part in a multi-faceted clinical process that involves completing a gap analysis; examining variances of care, developing an action plan; a rigorous onsite review; and monitoring for sustained success. Improved methods and strategies of caring for patients include streamlining processes, implementing of guidelines and standards, and adopting best practices in the care of patients experiencing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. 设施 that achieve accreditation meet or exceed an array of stringent criteria and have organized a team of doctors, 护士, 临床医生, and other administrative staff that earnestly support the efforts leading to better patient education and improved patient outcomes.

“We are so proud of the staff and physicians at 联合总医院 for the dedication and commitment that has been shown in acquiring our Chest Pain Accreditation for the third time,” said 联合总医院 Chief Nursing Officer, 茱莉亚巴内特.

ACC提供U.S. and international hospitals like 联合总医院 access to a comprehensive suite of cardiac accreditation services designed to optimize patient outcomes and improve hospital financial performance. These services are focused on all aspects of cardiac care, including emergency treatment of heart attacks.

To learn more about the American College of 心脏病学, visit acc.org