June 21, 2023 — Englewood Health has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2023. Englewood Health is one of only 262 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor.
“We are proud to receive the Platinum Performance Award from the American College of Cardiology, which recognizes the commitment of our cardiology and emergency medicine teams to ensuring we deliver comprehensive care and expedient intervention for all heart attack patients,” said Barbara Schreibman, MD, medical director of emergency medical services (EMS) at Englewood Health.
The award recognizes Englewood Health’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
“We are continuously improving and evolving in our treatment of heart attack patients to ensure the best possible outcomes and quality of life,” said Aron Schwarcz, MD, chief of invasive cardiology at Englewood Health. “Our collaborative team approach centers on achieving exceptional care for every patient. We achieve this through comprehensive, safe, and efficient diagnosis and treatment–available 24 hours a day–by a team of specialists using advanced techniques and technologies and adhering to best practices.”
To receive the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, Englewood Health has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain – MI Registry for two consecutive years (2021 and 2022), performed at the highest level for specific performance measures, and participated in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements.
“It is an honor to award Englewood Health with the Platinum Performance Award for their valuable national leadership and dedication to meeting comprehensive performance measures in patient care,” said Michael C. Kontos, MD, 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 Englewood Health remains committed to providing top quality, guideline-driven care for heart attack patients. Their success ensures patients are receiving the highest quality cardiovascular care.”