OSF Saint Francis among top performing hospitals for heart attack patients

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OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018.

The medical center is one of only 203 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that OSF Saint Francis has reached a goal of treating patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.

ACTION Registry empowers health care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to current, science-based guidelines and establishes a national standard for understanding and improving the quality, safety and outcomes of care provided for patients with coronary artery disease. 

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