Goshen Hospital is one of only 212 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2021. This is the tenth consecutive year Goshen Hospital has received this high distinction for providing outstanding care to heart attack patients.
The award recognizes Goshen Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that the hospital 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 award, hospitals must demonstrate they follow the clinical guidelines outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association to achieve superior outcomes and lower mortality – for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020).
The Centers for Disease Control estimates that almost 700,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year.