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Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Recognized as No. 1 in Utah and Top 5 Percent Nationally for Cardiology Services and Coronary Interventional Procedures


March 29, 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT

HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent health care ratings organization, has ranked Salt Lake Regional Medical Center in the top 5 percent in the nation for Cardiology Services and Coronary Interventional Procedures and among the top 10 percent nationally for Overall Cardiac Services. Salt Lake Regional also received the 2011 HealthGrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™.

HealthGrades ranked Salt Lake Regional Medical Center as No. 1 in Utah for overall Cardiac Services, Cardiology Services and Coronary Interventional Procedures. Salt Lake Regional Medical Center was also recognized with Five-Star ratings for:

  • Cardiology Services - 2011
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures - three years in a row (2009-2011)
  • Treatment of Heart Failure - two years in a row (2010-2011)

"We are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of care possible through the use of advanced medical technologies and a professional medical staff dedicated to giving our patients exceptional care and service," said Jeff Frandsen, CEO, Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. "This national recognition from HealthGrades speaks to the quality of our patient outcomes and the unwavering commitment of our staff."

HealthGrades is the leader in rating health care quality. The organization was founded in 1998 and provides ratings and profiles for more than 5,000 hospitals, 16,000 nursing homes and 750,000 physicians. HealthGrades information is publicly available for review at www.healthgrades.com.

About Salt Lake Regional Medical Center www.saltlakeregional.com
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center has been caring for the people of the Salt Lake Valley for more than 136 years. Built in 1875, it was one of the first hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley. Salt Lake Regional is equipped with the most advanced medical technology and offers comprehensive health care services, including bariatrics, emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, hyperbaric and wound care, orthopedics, sports medicine, joint replacement, physical therapy, acute rehabilitation, geropsych, neurology, maternity care, women's services, and help for a broad range of medical conditions. With an experienced medical staff of more than 500 and a dedicated health care team, the 200-bed hospital currently encompasses 316,000 square feet of medical facilities, including three medical office buildings. For more information, visit saltlakeregional.com or call 1-866-431-WELL (9355).

Media Contact:
Tammy Clark
Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
(801) 350-4214
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