Fort Worth, TX – The American College of Cardiology has recognized Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to the electrophysiology (EP) lab for care. Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway was awarded Electrophysiology Accreditation in January based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who come to the EP lab.
Electrophysiology labs provide care for patients with arrhythmias and may employ treatments such as cardiac ablation and implantable devices such as pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
“Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway has demonstrated its commitment to providing the Fort Worth area with excellent heart care,” said Deepak L.Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, chair of the ACC Accreditation Management Board.
Facilities that achieve accreditation meet or exceed an array of stringent criteria and have organized a team of doctors, nurses, clinicians and other administrative staff that earnestly support the efforts leading to better patient education, improved patient outcomes, and more effective and efficient disease control.
“We are so pleased to receive this accreditation and I’m so proud of our team and the important work they do every day. It truly demonstrates our diligence in consistently upholding the best quality metrics and practices of the ACC,” said Michelle Wolfe, Chief Clinical Officer at Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway.
The ACC offers U.S. and international hospitals like Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway access to a comprehensive suite of cardiac accreditation services designed to optimize patient outcomes and improve hospital financial performance. These services are focused on all aspects of cardiac care, including EP lab.
“Receiving the ACC Accreditation for Wise Health Surgical Hospital at Parkway’s EP lab reflects our relentless pursuit of quality, consistency and safety,” said Marcus Estrada, Director of Cardiac Cath Lab. “It’s been an honor to work with the dedicated nurses, cardiovascular specialists, administrators and physicians to grow our program.”