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Southeast Hospital Earns Prestigious Recertification as Comprehensive Cardiac Center

Southeast Hospital, flagship of the SoutheastHEALTH system of care, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for recertification as a Comprehensive Cardiac Center (CCC).

The recertification recognizes Southeast’s heart program for its comprehensive approach to care and commitment to excellence. To achieve this status, Southeast underwent a rigorous, in-depth, unannounced onsite review earlier this year.

SoutheastHEALTH President and CEO Ken Bateman, said that in order to maintain said in order to obtain CCC Certification, the organization was required to show excellence and exceed quality measurements in at least seven areas, including coronary artery bypass, heart failure and cardiac rehabilitation.

“We are humbled to once again receive this recognition, which is a direct result of a spirit of commitment, teamwork and a track record of excellence in our many areas of cardiac care,” he added. “Even the myriad of challenges thrust upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic, did not impact our mission of providing exceptional care, in exceptional times.”