Spartanburg Regional Recognized for Cardiovascular Care
Hospital awarded ACTION Registry-GWTG Performance Achievement Award
Spartanburg Regional HealthCare System (SRHS) has been recognized for excellent cardiovascular care.
SRHS received an ACTION Registry-Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Performance Achievement Award in 2014 by the National Cardiovascular Data Registry.
The award signifies that the hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating coronary artery disease patients with 85 percent compliance to core standard levels of care outlined by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
Hospitals must consistently follow the treatment guidelines of ACTION Registry® - GWTG™ for at least 24 consecutive months in order to receive a Gold Performance Achievement Award. These guidelines include use of medications, including:
- Cholesterol-lowering drugs
- ACE inhibitors
The Heart Center at SRHS is located on the main campus of Spartanburg Medical Center. 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. SRHS was ranked No. 1 in the state for overall heart care by Healthgrades in 2013 and 2014.
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.
“This award confirms that we provide top-notch cardiac care at Spartanburg Medical Center,” said Phil Feisal, President of Spartanburg Medical Center.
Spartanburg Regional Heart Center
Since the Spartanburg Regional Heart Center’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. Healthgrades ranked the Spartanburg Regional Heart Center No. 1 in South Carolina for cardiac services in 2013 and 2014. Through prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, the Heart Center helps cardiac patients achieve a rewarding quality of life while controlling the negative effects of heart disease.