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Novant Health's high quality cardiovascular treatment receives American Heart Association Gold Plus rating

Novant Health has received multiple American Heart Association Awards for demonstrating its continued commitment to quality and efficient care for cardiovascular patients, resulting in shorter recovery times and fewer hospital readmissions.

The American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines and the Mission: Lifeline programs help implement standards and procedures that improve treatment for cardiovascular events while utilizing research-based guidelines. As a participant in the Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline programs, the American Heart Association recognized Novant Health for its outstanding dedication to improving quality care for cardiovascular patients.

“We are delighted to, once again, be recognized by the American Heart Association for our commitment to providing outstanding care to our cardiovascular patients as they recover an acute coronary event. Our multidisciplinary team across the system continues to deliver remarkable care and work collaboratively with patients at the core of our values,” said Mariane Carna, vice president and system administrative executive of Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute. “Time is muscle, and the systems we have established with our teams ensures our patients receive superior care, with the goal of enhancing their quality of life and returning home in a timely manner. I am humbled to lead the spectacular Novant Health HVI team and proud of this special recognition.”

These Novant Health facilities were recognized with Gold Plus ratings.

Greater Winston-Salem:

  • Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
  • Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center
  • Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center

Greater Charlotte:

  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Novant Health Rowan Medical Center
  • Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
  • Novant Health Matthews Medical Center
  • Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center

Coastal communities:  

  • Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center

“We are honored to be recognized by the American Heart Association for our dedication to helping our patients have the best possible chance of survival and recovery,” said Cynthia Lang, vice president and system administrative executive of Novant Health Neurosciences Institute. “The Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline programs ensure that their research-backed standards are implemented daily to improve outcomes for our cerebrovascular patients.”

Additionally, Novant Health has earned American Heart Association recognition for Gold Receiving Plus for the Mission: Lifeline® STEMI program as well as the Mission: Lifeline® EMS recognition, Target: Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll, Target: Stroke Elite and Elite Plus Honor Roll, Target: Type II Diabetes Honor Roll for both stroke and heart failure, and Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll.


Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022