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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American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Gold Plus Award


This accomplishment signifies UAB Hospital’s commitment to guideline adherence and quality improvement for the entire STEMI System of 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 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 Award for Heart Failure Quality


UAB Hospital’s heart failure program received the Get With The Guidelines ® Heart Failure Gold Plus, Honor Roll and Type 2 Diabetes Awards for its commitment to improving heart failure treatment.

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International Society of Cardio-Oncology Awards GOLD Certification


The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s cardio-oncology program has received GOLD status — the highest designation of certification from the International Cardio-Oncology Society.

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Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Ventricular Assist Devices


This Gold Seal reflects UAB Hospital’s commitment to meeting the highest care and safety standards for implanting ventricular assist devices, mechanical pumps that support heart function and blood flow.

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


UAB Hospital’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit was recognized for exceptional care, positive patient outcomes, and high patient satisfaction.

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