Award-Winning Care

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Quality Recognition

In recognition for providing the highest-quality care according to evidence-based research and national guidelines, University Hospitals has received the following awards and accreditations:

  • US News and World Report Best Hospitals 2015: Cardiology and Heart SurgeryU.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals: UH Cleveland Medical Center ranked #38 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, placing in the top 1 percent of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationally
  • Magnet Certification 2010-14American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Accreditation at UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Beacon Award for Critical Care ExcellenceBeacon Award for Critical Care Excellence: UH Cleveland Medical Center is the only hospital in Ohio and one of only three nationally with five or more Beacon Award-winning intensive care units, including the Edna & Thomas F. Zenty Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • The Joint Commission National Quality ApprovalJoint Commission: Advanced Certification in Ventricular Assist Device as well as Core Certification in both Inpatient and Outpatient Heart Failure
  • NDCR 2015 Platinum Performance Achievement AwardNational Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) ACTION Registry® GWTG™: Platinum Performance Achievement Award for UH Elyria Medical Center and St. John Medical Center
  • AHA Mission Lifeline 2014 GoldAmerican Heart Association Get with the Guidelines®: Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • AHA Mission Lifeline 2015 GoldAmerican Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center Gold Level Recognition Award for St. John Medical Center
  • AHA Mission Lifeline 2015 Gold PlusAmerican Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center Gold Plus Level Recognition Award for UH Elyria Medical Center
  • IAC Accredited Facility: EchocardiographyIntersocietal Accreditation Commission Echocardiography: Accreditation for UH Cleveland Medical Center, University Hospitals Bedford and Richmond Medical Centers, campuses of UH Regional Hospitals, University Hospitals Ahuja, Conneaut, Geauga and Geneva medical centers; and University Hospitals Chagrin Highlands, Euclid, Mentor, Twinsburg and Westlake health centers
  • IAC Accredited Facility: Vascular TestingIntersocietal Accreditation Commission Vascular Laboratories: Accreditation for UH Cleveland Medical Center, University Hospitals Ahuja, Bedford, Geneva and Richmond medical centers; and University Hospitals Chagrin Highlands and Twinsburg health centers
  • SCPC CPC AccreditedSociety of Cardiovascular Patient Care: Chest Pain Center Accreditation for UH Cleveland Medical Center, University Hospitals Ahuja, Bedford, Conneaut, Geauga, Geneva and Richmond medical centers, and St. John Medical Center
  • AACVPR Certified ProgramAmerican Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification:
    • UH Cleveland Medical Center; UH Chagrin Highlands and Mentor health centers (Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Certification)
    • UH Geauga Medical Center (Cardiovascular Certification)
    • UH Conneaut Medical Center (Pulmonary Certification)

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Schedule your appointment with a heart or vascular specialist at University Hospitals:

Office appointment with a cardiologist or vascular surgeon
216-844-3800 or
1-866-UH4-CARE (1-866-844-2273)

Office appointment with a heart surgeon
216-844-4004

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