Paoli Hospital sets the standard for excellent patient care, successful
results and patient satisfaction. With a collaborative staff of
cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and specially trained nurses and
technologists, Paoli’s cardiac care team works together to diagnose,
treat and prevent a wide range of cardiac conditions—from heart
blockages and valve disease to heart palpitations and advanced cardiac
Expert heart care close to home For patients in Paoli and the surrounding region, Paoli Hospital
cardiologists provide patients with diagnostic and treatment services by
experienced physicians conveniently located close to home, including
rapid transportation for those in need of acute cardiac care. Our
patients have convenient access to leading-edge treatment and high
quality cardiac care in world class facility that includes our
state-of-the-art Pavilion and Trauma Center.
Offering a full range of cardiovascular services including:
Nuclear imaging services
Carotid and peripheral vascular ultrasound
Noninvasive procedures (Holter monitors)
Arrhythmia management (ICD and Pacemaker device implants
Catheter ablation procedures
Monitoring and management of therapeutic anticoagulation
Stroke prevention and screening
Cardiovascular risk factor management including
lipids, smoke cessation, and exercise prescription
recognized for quality in cardiac care
Independence Blue Cross has recognized Paoli Hospital as one of the
first hospitals in the nation to receive a Blue Distinction Center+℠
designation in the area of cardiac care, as part of the Blue Distinction
Centers for Specialty Care® program. 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. This year, the national
program has added a new designation level, Blue Distinction Centers+, to
recognize hospitals that deliver both quality and cost-efficient
Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Paoli Hospital is recognized for achieving a higher level of expertise
in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack.
Accreditation brings together diverse medical specialties, such as EMS,
emergency medicine, and cardiology; clinicians and administrators;
doctors and nurses; lawyers; architects and quality improvement
professionals. It improves the clinical processes for the early
assessment, diagnosis and treatment of ACS and HF within facilities.
Award for Critical Care Excellence®
Paoli Hospital’s Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit has
received the Gold Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The award
recognizes the top intensive care units in the country for excellence in
sustained unit performance and patient outcomes.
Paoli Hospital patients also benefit from exceptional nursing care.
Paoli Hospital has been recognized with Magnet™ designation by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award
for nursing excellence. Only five percent of the country’s nursing
staffs have earned this distinction, which reflects exceptionally high
quality inpatient care.
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