May 23, 2017
OCEANSIDE, Calif; – Tri-City Medical Center has been awarded the ACTION Registry® Silver Performance Achievement Award for their continued dedication, passion and commitment to providing high quality care to cardiovascular patients that are high-risk ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) / Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI).
Being one of eight hospital-based registries for in-patient care, ACTION Registry® is a risk-adjusted, outcomes-based quality improvement program that is dedicated exclusively to high-risk STEMI/NSTEMI patients. Created from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, an American College of Cardiology developed program, ACTION Registry® also helps hospitals and practices apply ACC clinical guidelines and provides tools to measure care and quality improvement goals.
“This is a great achievement for Tri-City Medical Center and its Cardiovascular Health Institute team. We’re happy to add it to the list of recent achievements and will continue to provide top-notch care to our patients, improve heart health awareness, and patient outcomes,” said Steve Dietlin, CEO, Tri-City Medical Center.
This marks the third heart health-related award that Tri-City Medical Center has achieved this year. Tri-City Medical Center has also received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Silver Award and Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
About Tri-City Medical Center
Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for over 50 years and is a 388-bed full service, acute-care hospital in Oceanside, Calif. with a primary care clinic and over 700 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Its Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission recognizes its commitment to safe and effective patient care for the residents of the community it serves. It operates the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in North County as well as an Orthopedics & Spine, a Cardiovascular Health Institute and a Neuroscience Institute along with the Tri-City Wellness Center in Carlsbad, Calif., recognized as one of the best wellness centers in San Diego County. It also specializes in women’s health, robotic surgery, cancer and emergency care. For more information about Tri-City Medical Center and Tri-City Healthcare District, please visit www.tricitymed.org.
About The American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology is a 52,000-member medical society that is the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions, provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. For more, visit acc.org.