Temple University Hospital-Jeanes Campus has earned the NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2021 from the American College of Cardiology. Only 60 hospitals nationwide have received this honor.
“This award recognizes TUH–Jeanes Campus’ commitment and success in achieving the highest level of care for heart attack patients, and signifies that we have reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to national standards of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations,” said Michael A. Young, MHA, FACHE, President and CEO of Temple University Health System and Temple University Hospital. “The fact that Jeanes Campus is one of only 60 hospitals in the country to achieve this honor puts Temple in elite company.”
To receive the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award, Jeanes Campus had to demonstrate sustained achievement in the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020), and perform at the top level for specific performance measures.
“Put simply, we’re consistently treating heart attack patients according to the most current evidence-based guidelines and improving the quality, safety, and outcomes of care provided for patients with coronary artery disease, specifically high-risk heart attack patients,” said Marc P. Hurowitz, DO, MBA, FAAFP, Executive Director of Temple University Hospital-Jeanes Campus and Chief Executive Officer of Temple Physicians, Inc. “Kudos to everyone involved in this remarkable achievement, including our hardworking clinical teams and physicians who provide such excellent care for our patients.”