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Awards and Recognition


The network of cardiovascular centers that comprise the Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento provides world-class cardiovascular care. Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute has achieved the highest rankings from the nation’s leading reporting agencies. The long list of accolades is a clear demonstration of Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute’s excellence in cardiac surgery, cardiac intervention, heart failure, heart attack, critical care, electrophysiology services, cardiac research and rehabilitation.

Healthgrades

In 2017, Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute hospitals received the following honors from Healthgrades:

Mercy General Hospital was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery and one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and also received the Distinguished Hospital - Clinical Excellence; Critical Care – Excellence Award; and 5-Star Ratings for Coronary Artery Bypass (15 years in a row), Valve Surgery, Heart Attack and Heart Failure.

Mercy San Juan Medical Center was named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals and also received the Distinguished Hospital – Clinical Excellence honor; the Critical Care – Excellence Award; and a 5-Star rating for Heart Failure.

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento received the Critical Care – Excellence Award and 5-Star Rating for Heart Attack.

Mercy Hospital of Folsom received the Critical Care – Excellence Award.

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital received a 5-Star Rating for Heart Attack.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs at Mercy General Hospital, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Woodland Memorial Hospital and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital have been recognized with certification through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Mercy General Hospital and Mercy San Juan Medical Center are Blue Cross/Blue Shield Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care, having demonstrated best practices in quality for cardiac surgery, intervention, electrophysiology and medical care.

Chest Pain Centers

Mercy General Hospital has been recognized by the Society of Chest Pain Centers as an Accredited Chest Pain Center.

The Joint Commission

 

Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute’s Ventricular Assist Device Program has The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

Mercy San Juan Medical Center and Methodist Hospital of Sacramento are recognized by The Joint Commission as Certified Chest Pain Centers. 

Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute’s  CHAMP® Program (Congestive Heart Active Management Program) has The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

But the real testament is the number of lives saved and the community’s improved cardiovascular health achieved through prevention, treatment and research. For a patient referral, call the Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento at 916.453.4768. Read more about awards and recognition earned by the Dignity Health hospitals in the Greater Sacramento region.