Cox Branson has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2020. The medical center is one of only 140 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
The award recognizes Cox Branson’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. It signifies that staff has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
To receive the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, Cox Branson has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry for two consecutive years (2018 and 2019).
“Achieving such an outstanding award is evidence of our hospital’s commitment to delivering the highest quality cardiovascular care,” says Rachel Stone, STEMI Coordinator at Cox Branson. “It reflects the teamwork and collaboration within our hospital as well as our EMS partners and emergency departments from nearby hospitals who work to get patients to us for appropriate care in a timely manner. I am so fortunate to work alongside people who are so dedicated to the care of our community.”