CVI Awards and Recognition

 
 

Ranked among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report


The UAB Cardiovascular Institute consistently ranks among the nation’s top 50 hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery.

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Fortune/IBM Watson Health Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals


Fortune/IBM Watson Health consistently ranks UAB Medicine among the 50 top hospitals in the United States for cardiovascular care.

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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Silver Beacon Award for Excellence


UAB Hospital’s Cardiac Intensive Care Unit was recognized for exceptional care, positive patient outcomes, and high patient satisfaction.

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Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care


Healthgrades recognized UAB Medicine for excellent clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack and heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery.

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Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery


Healthgrades recognized UAB Hospital for excellent clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery.


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Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval as an Advanced Primary Heart Attack Center


The Gold Seal reflects UAB Hospital’s commitment to providing safe, research-based cardiac care for heart attacks.


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American Heart Association Silver Plus Award for Heart Attack Care


UAB Hospital’s STEMI program won the Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Silver Plus award for implementing quality improvement measures for patients with severe heart attacks.

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American Heart Association Award for Heart Failure Quality


UAB Hospital’s heart failure program received the Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure Gold with Honor Roll Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to improving heart failure treatment.

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Three-Star Rating in Vascular Quality Initiative Awards Program


The UAB Medicine Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy received the highest possible rating for participating in a nationwide effort to improve cardiovascular care.

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