St.Vincent Heart Center of Indiana Receives Blue Distinction Center® Designation for Quality Cardiac Procedures
September 30, 2013
St.Vincent Health System
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized St.Vincent Heart Center of Indiana with a Blue Distinction Center® designation for delivering quality cardiac care. Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals shown to deliver quality specialty care based on objective, transparent measures for patient safety and health outcomes that were developed with input from the medical community.
Research shows that Blue Distinction Centers demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients, with lower rates of complications for certain cardiac procedures and lower rates of healthcare associated infections, compared with their peers.
"The Blue Distinction Center® designation illustrates our commitment to providing the highest quality of care – including fewer complications and readmissions – for the patients we serve," said Blake Dye, president of St.Vincent Heart Center of Indiana. "We are honored to be recognized among top cardiac providers across the nation."
At the St.Vincent Heart Center of Indiana, our services are focused on rigorous, specialized treatment of cardiovascular disease in a comfortable and caring environment. And this prestigious distinction from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has affirmed our commitment to exceptional care for our patients.