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St. Luke’s Among Nation’s Top Performing for Treatment of Heart Attack

The MedQuarter | September 13th, 2021

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, the highest-level chest pain award. The award recognizes St. Luke’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that it has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations. 

To receive the Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, St. Luke’s has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain – MI Registry and has performed at the top level of standards for specific performance measures. Full participation in the registry engages 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.

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