March 08, 2017
Ocala, FL - Ocala Regional Medical Center has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's elite list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs. Ocala Health's cardiovascular services program includes cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic and interventional cardiology, and cardiovascular surgery.
"This achievement demonstrates Ocala Regional Medical Center's continued commitment to providing the highest quality cardiovascular care to the patients and families that we serve. Our multi-disciplinary team, utilizing innovative procedures and advanced technology, remains focused on continuing to provide excellent clinical outcomes, in an environment that is both caring and compassionate," says Michelle Hodges, Cardiovascular Service Line Administrator, Ocala Health.
The hospitals on this list lead the nation in cardiovascular healthcare. Many have pioneered groundbreaking procedures and are still pioneering breakthroughs today. All have received recognitions for top-of-the-line patient care. To develop this list, the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team examined several reputable ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report rankings for cardiology and heart surgery, Truven Health Analytics' cardiovascular hospital rankings, CareChex rankings for cardiac care, Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care, star ratings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Healthgrades cardiology awards and Magnet designation. Hospitals included in this list have received marks of distinction from these organizations. Hospitals cannot pay for inclusion on this list.