July 01, 2021
Olathe Medical Center among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients
Olathe Medical Center (OMC) has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2021. The Platinum award is the premier award from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and is only awarded to 212 (top 4%) hospitals nationwide.
To receive the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, a hospital must demonstrate sustained achievement in the Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry for two consecutive years. This is the 10th consecutive year OMC has received a Platinum Recognition from the ACC for cardiac care.
“During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the team at OMC remained committed to providing highest quality of care close to home,” Jamil Abuzetun, MD, a cardiologist at OMC, said. “From the outstanding local EMS pre-hospital partners to the cutting-edge procedures and personalized care patients receive from our team in the hospital, we do everything we can to ensure our patients get the best treatment.”
The NDCR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement award recognizes OMC’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that OMC 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.