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Published on March 03, 2015

Spartanburg Regional Awarded for Excellent Cardiac Care

SRHS in top 10 percent in nation for cardiac surgery

                                                                                             

Healthgrades recognized Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) for excellence in cardiac care. SRHS received the Healthgrades 2015 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award and is in the top 10 percent in the nation for cardiac surgery. Spartanburg Regional is the only healthcare system in South Carolina to be the recipient of the Healthgrades 2015 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™.

Healthgrades provides consumers with the information they need to make informed healthcare decisions, including information about the provider’s experience, patient satisfaction and hospital quality. Physicians and healthcare professionals also rely upon Healthgrades to accurately represent their practice online, be more discoverable and connect with patients. The awards are based on ratings that display how well a hospital performed in providing patient care.

In 2013, SRHS was previously ranked No. 1 in South Carolina for overall cardiac services by Healthgrades.

“Being recognized once again for our cardiac care services and surgery establishes that we put the care and safety of our patients first,” said Phil Feisal, President of Spartanburg Medical Center.

Other awards SRHS received from Healthgrades include:

-Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery in 2015

-Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2013-2015)

-Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 5 Years in a Row (2011-2015)

The Heart Center at SRHS is located on the main campus of Spartanburg Medical Center. Since the SRHS’s opening in 1988, cardiologists, electrophysiologists, surgeons and nurses have provided a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular care delivered in an environment specifically designed for heart patients.

Spartanburg Medical Center includes more than 500 physician specialists and sub-specialists plus 5,900 dedicated employees. The system’s two hospitals and many treatment centers serve residents in a five-county area in North and South Carolina.

The Heart Center offers a wide range of services from emergency care to open-heart surgery, rehabilitation and prevention. The team is among the most experienced in South Carolina in computer-guided open-heart surgery, using the latest techniques and tools to avoid open-heart surgery. The teams also use the latest medical advancements to perform heart catheterizations, and pacemaker and defibrillator implantations.

Through prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, SRHS helps patients with heart disease and other heart conditions to live life to the fullest.

About Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Featuring a full spectrum of services, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) is comprised of three hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, a multi-disciplinary physician group, a vibrant post-acute division, and is home to Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute. With more than 275 physicians and 5,900 associates on staff, SRHS serves seven counties in South and North Carolina. Spartanburg Medical Center was ranked No. 1 regional hospital in South Carolina by U.S. News and World Report; the Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer; and the American Nurses Association lists SRHS among the nation’s top three percent of hospitals for excellence in nursing.

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