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UPMC Western Maryland Receives Cardiology Award

June 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

UPMC Western Maryland recently received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022. The hospital was one of 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes UPMC Western Maryland’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that it 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. Dr. Christopher Hass, medical director of Cardiology, said receiving this and other awards is a testament to the continued excellent of the Cardiac program at UPMC Western Maryland…