Cape Cod Hospital Nationally Recognized For Cardiovascular Care

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Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis has been recognized as one of the top hospitals in America for cardiovascular care in the newly published 2023 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guidebook.

Reporting for the guidebook was done by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), which recognized more than 2,000 hospitals nationwide for their commitment to quality and process improvement. As a participant in the ACC’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NDCR), Cape Cod Hospital was selected as one of America’s top hospitals for its commitment to optimizing patient care and outcomes, and for continuous quality improvement of its cardiovascular services by implementing high standards of evidence-based care and protocols for its patients.

“The American College of Cardiology’s clinical recognition for the cardiac program at Cape Cod Hospital is an example of our continued mission to provide access to the highest quality healthcare for our residents and visitors to Cape Cod,” said Michael Lauf, president and CEO, Cape Cod Healthcare. “We commend our specialized physicians and cardiac care teams on this achievement and for the work they do every day to ensure quality care, safety and exceptional outcomes for our patients.”

Cape Cod Hospital was among the top 10 leaders in Massachusetts for its participation with the following National Cardiovascular Data Registry registries:

● CathPCI Registry TM

(Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention – measures adherence to the ACC/American Heart Association clinical practice guideline recommendations, procedure performance standards and appropriate use criteria or coronary revascularization)

●  EP Device Implant RegistryTM

(Implantable cardioverter defibrillator and pacemaker procedures –
provides a national standard for understanding patient characteristics, treatments, outcomes, device safety and the overall quality of care for implantable defibrillator and select novel pacemaker procedures)

●  LAAO Registry TM

(Left atrial appendage occlusion procedure – captures data on left atrial appendage occlusion procedures to assess real-word procedural outcomes, short and long-term safety, and comparative effectiveness)

●  STS/ACC TVT Registry TM

(Transcatheter valve therapy procedures – monitors real-world outcomes on transcatheter valve therapies leading to improved patient outcomes, enhanced assessment of treatment options and results, and more informed decision making)

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With nearly 500 physicians, 5,400 employees and 790 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare is comprised of two acute care hospitals, the Cape’s leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, an assisted living facility, six urgent care centers and numerous health programs.

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