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Hospital Honored as One of Nations Top for Cardiac Care

AdventHealth Central Texas Honored as One of Nation’s Top Hospitals for Cardiac Care

KILLEEN, May 26, 2022 – AdventHealth Central Texas has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022. AdventHealth Central Texas is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

The award recognizes AdventHealth Central Texas’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that AHCT has demonstrated sustained achievement of performance measures as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.

To receive the Platinum Performance Achievement Award, AdventHealth Central Texas has demonstrated exceptional, consistent achievement for eight consecutive quarters and performing at the top level of standards specified. 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.

“As a Platinum Performance Award recipient, AdventHealth Central Texas has shown it is a leader in implementing standards of care and protocols for its patients,” said Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, Chair, ACTION Registry. “By meeting the requirements set forth in the registry and establishing a culture of providing guideline-recommended therapy, AdventHealth Central Texas is saving lives and improving outcomes of heart attack patients.”

"It is a great accomplishment for our hospital to be awarded the Platinum Performance Achievement Award,” says AdventHealth Central Texas Cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Mock. “We have a great team providing cardiovascular care at AdventHealth Central Texas and this award represents that effort."

AdventHealth Central Texas’ ACTION Registry empowers health care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to the most current, science-based guidelines and establishes a national standard for understanding and improving the quality, safety and outcomes of care provided for patients with coronary artery disease, specifically high-risk heart attack patients.