Memorial hospitals ranked among tops for heart attack treatment

Memorial Hospital Belleville and Memorial Hospital Shiloh were recognized by the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Performance Achievement Awards for 2021.

Memorial Hospital Belleville received the Silver Performance Achievement Award and is one of only 132 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor. Memorial Hospital Shiloh received the Gold Performance Achievement Award placing it among just 60 hospitals nationwide to earn this award.

These awards recognize Memorial’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that both hospitals have 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.

To receive the Gold Performance Award, Memorial Shiloh has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). To receive the Silver Performance Award, Memorial Belleville has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain  ̶   MI Registry for four consecutive quarters during 2020. Both awards demonstrate a high level of performance in specific measures. Full participation in the registry engages hospitals in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements in adherence to guideline recommendations and overall quality of care provided to heart attack patients.

Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry empowers health-care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to the most 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, specifically high-risk heart attack patients.

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