Awards - Medicine
The American Heart Association has honored Berkshire Health Systems with more awards for excellence in cardiovascular care than any other hospital in the United States. This remarkable achievement means that patients with coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke receive state-of-the-art treatment that is based on the latest scientific guidelines. It is also a reflection of the investment and commitment that BHS has made to cardiovascular services.
American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Coronary Artery Disease Performance Achievement Award:
- BMC is the only hospital in the United States to achieve this recognition for six consecutive years.
American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Performance Achievement Award:
- BMC was the first and only hospital in the United States to achieve this recognition.
American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke Care Performance Achievement Award
- BMC is the only hospital in the United States to achieve this honor for three consecutive years and was the first US hospital to achieve the award.
MassPro's High Reliability for Cardiac Care in Acute Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure:
- BMC is among only three hospitals in the state so recognized by the Medicare quality improvement organization.