One of the best ways to rate healthcare quality is through data collected by an independent source. Novant Health voluntarily participates in programs to measure our performance and compare with other hospitals throughout the nation. As quality initiatives continue to evolve and standardize, we will continue taking steps to ensure that we participate in programs that bring the most important information to our community.
Medicare hospital quality online report
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publish the results of several patient quality measures at hospitals across the U.S., including these key areas in which Novant Health participates:
Quality health care is a high priority for the President, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In 2001, HHS and CMS created Hospital Quality Initiative to assure quality health care through accountability and public disclosure.
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Heart surgery and cardiology intervention outcomes
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is a nationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular diseases. Often cardiac conditions can be treated with medication and other nonsurgical options. However, if you and your physician determine that a cardiac procedure is necessary, you want to know what hospital provides the best chance of recovery.
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Presbyterian Medical Center 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.
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