Southern Regional's Heart & Vascular Care Center Awards
Award-winning Cardiac Care
Southern Regional's Heart & Vascular Care Center has been nationally
recognized for exceeding standards to provide our patients with the highest
quality of care. No other hospital in the South Metro area can offer this
superior level of quality.
Southern Regional Health System has National Quality Approval by the Joint
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are also proud
that our Heart & Vascular Care Center has many important national
Nationally-recognized Chest Pain Center
As an accredited
chest pain center, we achieve high standards of care established by the Society of Chest
Southern Regional was the second hospital in the Atlanta area to receive
this prestigious accreditation, and it is the only one in the Southern Crescent.
In order to earn this distinction, centers must perform all tests within
30 minutes of a cardiac patient's arrival. When chest pain is present,
patients must be brought to the cardiac catheterization lab in less than
90 minutes. Additionally, chest pain centers must perform a high volume
of procedures each year.
Our Heart & Vascular Care Center is an
Accredited Vascular Laboratory. This recognizes us for providing a high level of patient care and high-quality
testing to diagnose vascular disease.
It is awarded by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of
Southern Regional's Heart & Vascular Care Center is the only hospital-based
vascular lab with this accreditation in the Southern Crescent.
ECHO Lab Honor
Our Heart & Vascular Care Center earned an ECHO Lab Accreditation with
This designation came from the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation
of Echocardiography Laboratories and Vascular Laboratory.
Cardiac Rehab Certification
Southern Regional has metro-Atlanta's only hospital-based certified
cardiac rehab program south of I-20. Our program is certified by the American
Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, showing that
it exceeds the essential standards of care.
In order to achieve this certification, the hospital went through a rigorous
application process involving a year-long review and obtaining numerous
American Heart Association Hospital
Southern Regional received a "Get with the Guidelines Hospital"
designation for Congestive Heart Failure from the American Heart Association.