Tag: "mission lifeline"
We’re excited to announce the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center is a 2012 recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes our “commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation [...]
When it comes to heart attacks, the ultimate outcome is survivial. At Barnes-Jewish, it’s something we’ve excelled at for some time. According to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): -Barnes-Jewish is one of 4 hospitals in Missouri to have better than US heart attack mortality rate. -Barnes-Jewish is the only Missouri [...]