Awards and Recognition


The network of cardiovascular centers that comprise the Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento provides world-class cardiology and 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 cardiovascular surgery, cardiac intervention, heart failure, heart attack, critical care, electrophysiology services, cardiology and cardiovascular research and rehabilitation.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs at Mercy General Hospital, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Woodland Memorial Hospital and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital are nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

Dignity Health

Mercy General Hospital achieved for three consecutive years ‘better than expected’ survival for coronary artery bypass surgery mortality, according to the California CABG Outcomes Reporting Program (CCORP) from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.

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. 

The Joint Commission

 

Mercy General Hospital, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital and Woodland Memorial Hospital are recognized by The Joint Commission as Certified Chest Pain Centers.

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

Take the Next Step

But the real testament is the number of lives saved and the community’s improved cardiac and 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.