Hialeah Hospital received a “Get With Guidelines” Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines June 3.
The AHA program that helps hospital teams provides the most up-to-date guidelines to speed recovery and reduce hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
“At Hialeah Hospital, we want to ensure that our patients receive the highest level of cardiac care and this designation is proof of that,” said Ben A. Rodriguez, CEO of Hialeah Hospital. “I am proud of our cardiac services team for achieving this
According to the AHA, about 5.7 million U. S. adults suffer from heart failure. However, many heart failure patients can lead a full, enjoyable life when their condition is managed with proper medications or devices and with healthy lifestyle changes.
For more information on Hialeah Hospital’s cardiac services, tel. 305- 693-6100 or visit www.hialeahhosp.com.