Spartanburg Regional Medical Center receives Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center receives Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (SMC) has received Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award for the third consecutive year (2015-2017), the only hospital in South Carolina to achieve that honor.

Patients have an average, 48.7 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award, according to Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation.

SMC’s cardiac surgery division was also named among the top 10 percent in the nation. This is measured by volume-weighted performance according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades.

“Our clinical teams come in contact with multiple cardiac patients every day. It’s our attention to detail and commitment to quality that sets Spartanburg Medical Center’s Heart Center apart from the rest,” said Dr. Chris Lombardozzi, SRHS chief medical officer of quality.

“This designation from Healthgrades confirms to our clinical staff and patients that Spartanburg Medical Center provides top-notch care.”

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center is also a Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery for 5 years in a row (2013-2017, according to Healthgrades.





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