Award-winning heart attack treatment

When a heart attack happens, every second counts. That's why we are committed to providing fast and effective life-saving interventions for every heart attack patient who seeks emergency care at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center.

We follow clinical guidelines and recommendations set by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA). Our performance has helped us consistently earn the American College of Cardiology ACTION Registry®–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes the collaboration between our cardiovascular specialists and emergency care team to provide quality treatment for heart attack patients.

Acute and preventive treatments

Our platinum distinction means our expert team of heart specialists follows evidence-based criteria to provide recommended therapies for acute heart attack cases and prevention.

  • Aspirin on arrival
  • Door to nitrate in 30 minutes or less
  • Door to balloon in 90 minutes or less
  • Aspirin on discharge
  • Beta blocker on discharge
  • ACE inhibitor or ARB on discharge
  • Statin on discharge
  • Smoking cessation counseling
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

About ACTION Registry performance guidelines

Goshen Heart & Vascular Center consistently followed the treatment guidelines in ACTION Registry-GWTG for eight consecutive quarters and met a performance standard of 90 percent for specific performance measures to receive the award.

The ACC registry establishes a national standard for understanding and improving the quality, safety and outcomes of care provided for patients with coronary artery disease. It focuses specifically on care provided to ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients.

ACTION Registry-GWTG is a partnership between the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association with partnering support from the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

For more information about the ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award, visit ACC Action.

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