Hays, KS – HaysMed has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for the fifth year in a row. Out of all the hospitals in the United States, only 262 have been honored with this award.
The award recognizes HaysMed’s dedication and success in providing a higher standard of care for patients who have had a heart attack. It shows that HaysMed has met a challenging goal of treating these patients according to the guidelines and recommendations set by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
To receive the Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, HaysMed has consistently achieved high performance in the national registry. They have also met specific performance measures that demonstrate their commitment to improving the quality of care for heart attack patients. This includes a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements and overall quality of care provided to heart attack patients.
The award recognizes HaysMed’s leadership and dedication to providing excellent patient care and signifies HaysMed’s commitment to delivering high-quality cardiovascular care and ensures that patients receive the best possible treatment.
It validates that HaysMed’s healthcare providers consistently treat heart attack patients based on the most up-to-date, science-based guidelines. It also reinforces that HaysMed consistently meets the national standard for understanding and improving the quality, safety, and outcomes of care provided to patients with coronary artery disease, particularly those at high risk of heart attacks.
“Once again our heart team has proven that dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment lead to unmatched success.” Said Eddie Herrman, President and CEO. “This remarkable achievement is a testament to their relentless pursuit of superior patient outcomes and sets a remarkable standard for others to aspire to.”
Hays Medical Center (HaysMed) is a private, not-for-profit, 200+ bed hospital providing the only tertiary level services in the region. The hospital is NIAHO-accredited by DNV Healthcare and ISO Certified. As the premier provider in western Kansas for specialized care, HaysMed offers a wide variety of specialty programs including cardiology, orthopedics, cancer, general, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, ENT, pulmonology, critical care and women’s services. HaysMed is a Level III Trauma Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, a Primary Stroke Center and a Certified Hip and Knee Replacement Center of Excellence by DNV GL Healthcare. In addition, HaysMed has earned advanced certification in Infection Prevention.
Other services include rehabilitation, hospice, neonatal, intensive care and diagnostic imaging, as well as a Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center and a Sleep and Neurodiagnostic Center. In 2022, HaysMed was named as one of the top twenty rural and community hospitals in the country by the National Rural Health Association. Learn more at haysmed.com.