Four ACE-Accredited Facilities Named in Becker’s List of Top 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs

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Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) a valuable partner in cardiovascular excellence.

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As these acknowledgements illustrate, ACE is a consistent presence in the world of cardiovascular excellence. Is your program next?

ACE is proud to announce the inclusion of four ACE-accredited hospitals in the 2014-2015 Becker’s Hospital Review list of Top 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs. For these four hospitals, ACE accreditation has been part of a strategic, long-term commitment to best practices in cardiac care, as defined by experts in the field of interventional cardiology and validated by external peer review.

Being named to Becker’s Hospital Review Top 100 list reflects national prominence in cardiovascular excellence. The four ACE-accredited hospitals included in the Top 100 list are:

  •     Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia
  •     Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia
  •     Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia
  •     Scott & White Hospital (now Baylor Scott & White Temple) in Temple, Texas

The complete list of Top 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs is available online here.

Baylor Scott & White Health, now the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, was formed in 2013 from the combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. Facilities from both entities—Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital in Dallas, Texas, and Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas (now Baylor Scott & White Temple)—had independently earned ACE accreditation through the Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization & Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (CathPCI) and Cardiac Catheterization (CC) accreditation programs.

As these acknowledgements illustrate, ACE is a consistent presence in the world of cardiovascular excellence. Is your program next? Facilities seeking ACE accreditation or reaccreditation can obtain more information and complete the application process at http://www.cvexcel.org.

About Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE)

ACE is the global leader in accreditation and external quality review services for all catheter-based cardiovascular procedures. ACE, an independent organization sponsored by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), offers independent evaluation and monitoring of facilities that provide cardiovascular care. By reviewing facility and operator performance and comparing clinical decision-making to nationally accepted best practices, ACE quality review and accreditation services play a critical role in continuous quality improvement programs. Join us. Let us exceed your expectations and provide a free consultation. Contact ACE at info(at)cvexcel(dot)org or call our office at 202.657.6859 or visit our website at http://www.cvexcel.org.

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