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Cardiac Awards & Distinctions

  • In 2006, St. Joseph Health became the regions first Accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley. Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
  • Honored with GWTG Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award by the American Heart Association in 2020.
  • Honored with Mission: Lifeline STEMI Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award by the American Heart Association in 2020.
  • Honored with Mission Lifeline NSTEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award in 2020.
  • Honored with Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center - Silver Plus Award by the American Heart Association in 2019.
  • Honored with Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Bronze Award and Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center – Bronze Plus Award by the American Heart Association in 2017.
  • Received the American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care NCDR Action Registry - Get with the Guidlines Gold Performance Achievement Award in 2016.
  • Received the American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care NCDR Action Registry - Get with the Guidelines Silver Performance Achievement Award in 2015.
  • Honored with the Mission: Lifeline Silver Plus Receiving Award by the American Heart Association in 2015.
  • The area's only Accredited Cardiac Rehab Program by The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

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