Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has earned the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain — MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award recognizes Baptist Golden Triangle’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients according to the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association’s clinical standards of care. Baptist Golden Triangle is one of only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
“We are proud to be recognized for providing high-level, quality cardiac care for our community,” said Paul Cade, administrator and CEO of Baptist Golden Triangle “This recognition is an honor for our hospital, and a testament to the expertise and efforts of our team.”
To receive the 2022 Chest Pain — MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, Baptist Golden Triangle has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain — MI Registry for two consecutive years (2020 and 2021), and performed at the highest level for specific performance measures.
Full participation in the registry immerses hospitals in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements in adherence to guideline recommendations and overall quality of care provided to heart attack patients.
“It is an honor to award the Baptist Golden Triangle cardiology team the Platinum Performance Award for their valuable national leadership and dedication to meeting comprehensive performance measures in patient care,” said Dr. Michael C. Kontos, FACC, chair of the NCDR Chest Pain — MI Registry Steering Subcommittee, and cardiologist at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.
“The receipt of this award indicates that Baptist Golden Triangle remains committed to providing top-quality, guideline-driven care for heart attack patients. The hospital’s success ensures patients receive the highest quality cardiovascular care.”