Contact: Mindy Warner
LIBERTY, MO (Sept. 30, 2020) – Liberty Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2020. Liberty Hospital is one of only 140 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. NCDR is the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, and MI stands for myocardial infarction (heart attack).
The award recognizes Liberty Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Liberty Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations. This award demonstrates sustained achievement in the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry for two consecutive years (2018 and 2019), and recognizes performance at the highest level for specific measures.
“This award reflects the hard work and dedication of the staff that care for some of our most seriously ill patients and their families,” said President and CEO David Feess. “The implementation of these guidelines requires successful coordination of the cardiovascular team and emergency personnel and is a critical step in saving the lives and improving outcomes of heart attack patients.”