With a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular care, UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is a nationally recognized destination for advanced heart care. For the residents of Parma and the surrounding areas, heart and vascular expertise is available right here at UH Parma Medical Center.
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at UH Parma Medical Center is a unique cardiovascular intensive care unit designed for patients following heart attacks, coronary interventions and cardiac and thoracic surgeries. UH Parma Medical Center is proud to provide the greater Cleveland area with a program ranked No. 1 in Ohio for coronary interventional procedures and five-star rated for coronary bypass surgery by Healthgrades, the nation’s leading quality rankings organization.
Patients at UH Parma Medical Center benefit from remaining in the same unit for all pre- and post-operative care, from admission to discharge. This universal bed concept means patients reap the full advantage of UH Parma Medical Center’s expert and personalized care.
Our patients recover in the healing environment of our 14-bed Heart Center. All patients at UH Parma Medical Center Heart Center have private rooms with large windows that look out onto our beautiful campus.
The Heart Center unit provides continuity of care, meaning that patients see the same nurses for as many consecutive days as possible. Showers are located inside the unit to enable patients to return to normal activities as soon as medically possible.
In addition, the Heart Center unit and surrounding areas have telemetry capabilities, allowing patients and their families to walk and interact outside of the Heart Center while still being monitored. The staff consists of registered nurses and in-house physicians specially trained in cardiac surgery and available to respond to any emergencies.
Patients at UH Parma Medical Center’s Heart Center have access to the latest techniques and most advanced procedures in cardiology and other cardiovascular areas. Innovative procedures have a proven history of success and include:
Participating in UH Parma Medical Center’s cardiac rehabilitation program following surgery or a heart attack can further enhance the long-term health of patients with coronary artery and valve disease. Successful completion of a cardiac rehabilitation program has been proven to help cardiac patients maintain a higher quality of life.
Experience the Difference at UH Parma Medical Center’s Heart Center
The Heart Center at UH Parma Medical Center is committed to providing a higher standard of care. Our patients enjoy benefits including:
Healthgrades, the nation’s leading independent source of quality ratings, has recognized UH Parma Medical Center for multiple cardiovascular distinctions, including:
For a personal tour or more information about heart and vascular services available at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at UH Parma Medical Center, please call 440-743-4800.
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