Mission Health’s Heart Center receives heart failure award

From a press release:


Mission Health’s Heart Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure GOLD Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. This recognition signifies that Mission Health has reached an exceptional goal of treating heart failure patients.

“At Mission Health, we are committed to providing our patients with quality care and the latest evidence-based treatment,” said Benjamin Trichon, MD, Medical Director, Mission Health Heart Failure Program. “This recognition demonstrates that commitment and I congratulate our team of dedicated physicians, nurses and caregivers for their efforts.”

Get With The Guidelines® -Heart Failure program recognizes Mission Health’s commitment to success in implementing excellent care for cardiology patients by promoting consistent adherence to the latest evidence based treatment guidelines.

“Being honored for excellent patient care is the best recognition a hospital can receive,” said Jill Hoggard-Green, PhD, RN, COOof Mission Health and President of Mission Hospital and Mission Medical Associates. “This recognition is a direct result of the caring and compassionate hard work our caregivers provide each and every day that truly makes a difference in the overall health of our community.”

To see the full list of recognized hospitals nationwide or for more information about the Get With The Guidelines® programs from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, visit www.heart.org./quality.

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