BRAWLEY — The American College of Cardiology has recognized Pioneers Memorial Hospital for its demonstrated commitment to comprehensive, high-quality culture and cardiovascular care. Pioneers was recently awarded the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence after meeting accreditation criteria and reporting ongoing performance registry.
To earn this designation,
Pioneers staff needed to meet a set of standards, including participating in at
least two ACC Accreditation Services programs and a pair of targeted quality-improvement
campaigns designed to help hospitals and institutions close gaps in
Along with the title of
HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence, Pioneers earned the designation
of Chest Pain Center v6 Accreditation. This certifies the hospital’s cardiovascular
teams are focused on efficient and effective care of acute coronary syndrome
(ACS) patients or patients that arrive or walk into the Emergency Department
with chest pain or other early heart attack symptoms.