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November 29, 2012

Methodist Hospital Earns Platinum Performance Achievement Award

Methodist Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2012.

To be recognized, Methodist Hospital consistently followed the treatment guidelines in ACTION Registry®-GWTGTM for eight consecutive quarters in ACTION Registry-GWTG Premier and met a performance standard of 90% for specific performance measures to receive this 2012 award.

Methodist Hospital is one of only 164 hospitals nationwide to receive this award.

The award recognizes our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients, and signifies that we have reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.