09/30/2015 – Trumbull Memorial Hospital has earned the highest level Chest Pain Center accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Trumbull Memorial is the First hospital in Ohio, and the Fifth in the United States to achieve the accreditation, called Chest Pain Center with primary PCI and Resuscitation (CPC v5 certification). It means that the Trumbull Memorial Hospital has the highest level of expertise when it comes to treating the patients who present with symptoms of a heart attack including the patients presented in full cardiac arrest.
“We know that seconds matter during the critical early stages of a heart attack,” said John Walsh, the CEO of Trumbull Memorial Hospital. “Our doctors and nurses have received the highest level of training in order to better treat patients in cardiac distress. By achieving this accreditation, we are making a commitment to our community to provide high quality cardiac care.”
Trumbull Memorial Hospital met or exceeded an array of stringent criteria, and underwent a comprehensive onsite review by a team of specialists to ensure its doctors and nurses can reduce time to treatment during the critical early stages. As a result, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital the rate of survival is approximately 300% higher when compared to National average.
Reference: The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.