Chester County Hospital Recognized in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” Issue for Cardiovascular Care

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WEST CHESTER, PAChester County Hospital has been recognized by The American College of Cardiology (ACC) as a featured hospital in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” insert. This year, the ACC recognized over 2,000 hospitals that are committed to quality and process improvement and participate in the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) and/or ACC Accreditation Services. Of the 100 Pennsylvania hospitals recognized, Chester County Hospital has the most engagement with the ACC’s quality and process improvement programs, boasting the most registry participation, accreditations, and awards.

Patients and caregivers can trust hospitals and centers that participate in the NCDR, receive the ACC’s Accreditation seal of approval, and are recognized with the Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Performance Achievement Award and the HeartCARE Center™ Award for delivering the best cardiovascular patient care.

Below is an outline of Chester County Hospital’s ACC accreditations, NCDR registries, and honors that accompany their listing in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” insert:

ACC Accreditation Services 

  • Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation
  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation
  • Electrophysiology Accreditation

NCDR 

  • CathPCI Registry®
  • Chest Pain — MI Registry™
  • EP Device Implant Registry™
  • LAAO Registry™
  • STS/ACC TVT Registry™

Honors 

  • Chest Pain — MI Registry™ Performance Achievement Award, Gold
  • HeartCARE Center™

“For more than 25 years the Cardiovascular Center at Chester County Hospital has focused on data-driven patient outcomes in the care and management of cardiac diseases inclusive of Emergency Cardiac illnesses like acute myocardial infarctions treated with intracoronary therapeutics coupled with community EMS/Paramedic services, Congestive Heart Failure and advanced Electrophysiology treatment of arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation,” says Dr. Timothy Boyek, Medical Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Interventional Catheterization Laboratories at Chester County Hospital. “The arduous ACC Accreditation process and recognition reflects a community-wide endeavor of the entire hospital system from our local EMS providers, Emergency Department, Cardiovascular Service physicians, Nursing, and Hospital Administration who strive 24-7 to provide lifesaving cardiovascular care to the residents of our county and beyond.”

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The mission of the ACC is to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health. The ACC provides professional education, operates national registries to measure and improve the quality of care, disseminates cardiovascular research, and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. More than just ACC’s suite of data registries, NCDR is a comprehensive network of cardiovascular care providers committed to ensuring evidence-based care, improving patient outcomes, and lowering healthcare costs.

To learn more about this recognition and for a deeper dive into Chester County Hospital’s accreditations, please visit the American College of Cardiology website or read the digital version here.

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