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UC Irvine Medical Center recognized for heart failure program
Date:12/16/2010

pation in the Get With The Guidelines program, UC Irvine's commitment to high-quality cardiac care is demonstrated in other ways:

  • In January, the hospital opened its Cardiovascular Center, a one-stop shop designed to make diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel disease a kinder and gentler experience for patients and their families.

  • In March, The Joint Commission renewed its Gold Seal of Approval and disease-specific certification for UC Irvine's heart failure program. In 2008, this certification was the first by The Joint Commission at a Southern California hospital.

  • The medical center's Preventive Cardiology Program is Orange County's only research-based heart disease prevention program.

  • UC Irvine's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Multidisciplinary Program is among only a few nationwide that unite specialists in pediatric and adult cardiac sciences to care for the growing population of people born with congenital heart disease who are living into adulthood.


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Contact: John Murray
jdmurray@uci.edu
714-456-7759
University of California - Irvine
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