Presbyterian Medical Center

Awards and recognition

Presbyterian Medical Center Quality Awards and recognition

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Presbyterian Medical Center earns national recognition for surgical care outcomes

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has recognized Presbyterian Medical Center as one of 26 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care.

Presbyterian Medical Center earns top rating for cardiac surgical care

Presbyterian Medical Center holds a prestigious 3-star rating for cardiac surgical care from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. This rating was achieved by just 11.7 percent of all cardiac surgery hospitals in the United States and represents the highest quality of cardiac surgical care.

Consumers pick Presbyterian Medical Center for best quality and image

Presbyterian Medical Center received the Consumer Choice Award from National Research Corporation. This prestigious recognition is granted to hospitals that healthcare consumers have picked as having the most outstanding quality and image. Presbyterian Medical Center received this honor following an annual survey called the NRC Healthcare Market Guide that included more than 200,000 households in 190 areas around the nation and the District of Columbia.

NCQA physician quality awards

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), together with the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association, recognize physicians who provide excellent care to patients with heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

Society of Chest Pain Centers re-accreditation

Presbyterian Medical Center was the first Chest Pain Center in North Carolina to achieve Cycle II designation, showing that it meets the highest national standards for the care of heart attack and chest pain patients. The goal of the Society of Chest Pain Centers is to significantly reduce patient mortality rates by teaching the public to recognize and react to the early symptoms of a possible heart attack, reduce the time that it takes to receive treatment and increase the accuracy and effectiveness of treatment. Presbyterian Medical Center's Chest Pain Center received its first accreditation in 2004.

Mission Lifeline

Novant Health has taken part in statewide initiatives to improve the care of heart attack victims in North Carolina. Our care of heart attack patients exceeds national standards and serves as a model for others. Mission Lifeline, a project of the American Heart Association, is tackling heart attack care across the country.