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Why Choose Mission for Heart Care

By the Numbers: Mission Heart at a Glance

  • Mission Heart has been recognized by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons prestigious three-star ranking in three distinguished areas consistently since 2006.
  • Mission Heart at Mission Hospital has the No. 1 survival rate in North Carolina for patients experiencing a heart attack.
  • Highest recognition in four care categories by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons*: Of nearly 1,000 heart programs in America, Mission Heart consistently performs in the top 2 percent.
  • Regional leader in “Door to Balloon” times: At Mission Heart, our coordinated efforts with local EMS help heart attack patients get the treatment they need fast, for a better chance of survival.
  • 2015 ACTION Registry-GWTGTM Platinum Performance Achievement Award: Mission Heart at Mission Hospital is among only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor for commitment and success implementing a higher care standard for heart attack patients. Mission has demonstrated this same high-level performance since 2009.
  • Best outcomes in our region: Mission Heart boasts excellent post-discharge patient outcomes, consistently in the top 2.8 percent of all hospitals for 30-day mortality and top 0.8 percent for all hospitals for 30-day re-admissions.
  • Superior heart failure outcomes: Patients with primary heart failure diagnosis are 5 times less likely to be readmitted to the hospital if they are followed post discharge by our Heart Failure Disease Management Clinic.
  • Mission Health received the “Get with the Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Achievement Award in 2012” from the American Heart Association.
  • Mission Heart earned Heart Failure Program Accreditation in 2011 from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

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