First Nebraska hospital awarded HeartCARE Center designation

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded Bryan Medical Center the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence for its commitment to high-quality cardiovascular care. Bryan is the first Nebraska hospital to attain this highest recognition from the ACC.

“Being a HeartCARE Center is one more way patients and families can be assured they are getting leading heart care in our region,” said Dr. Matt Johnson, cardiologist and executive medical director of Bryan Heart. “To be the first hospital in Nebraska to earn HeartCARE Center designation is a tremendous accomplishment that reflects our passion for patients and their care.”

Hospitals receiving HeartCARE Center designation have proven their commitment through comprehensive process improvement, disease and procedure-specific accreditation, professional excellence and community engagement. Bryan Medical Center also was recently awarded Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Accreditation.

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