The prestigious achievements are a reflection of outstanding care the hospital has provided to the community for 60 years
OCEANSIDE, CA. – Tri-City Medical Center is proud to announce it has earned eight certifications and awards from the American Heart and Stroke Association, including three Gold Plus Performance Achievement Awards for stroke care, heart care, and resuscitation quality, as well as two Gold Level awards for its care of patients with STEMI, or ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, heart attacks – a highly-lethal type of heart attack resulting from a blockage of one of the heart’s major arteries. Tri-City Medical Center is the only medical center in San Diego County to receive Gold Plus in both heart failure and stroke care and to earn more honors than any other hospital in the region.
“I am proud to celebrate these well-deserved recognitions that our employees, physicians, and leadership have worked tirelessly to achieve,” said Steve Dietlin, CEO of Tri-City Medical Center. “Tri-City Medical Center remains committed to quality and delivering the highest standards of care and evidence-based practice for our community.”
More than 2,500 hospitals participate in the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines initiative, which ensures the best possible care for heart and stroke patients. Other achievements awarded by the American Heart Association toTri-City Medical Center include Get With The Guidelines’s Stroke: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll, Target: Stroke Honor Roll, Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll, Honor Roll – Elite, and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Advanced Therapy. Learn more about the American Heart Association’s recognition categories at usnewsbrandfuse.com/AmericanHeartAssociation/.
For more information on Tri-City Medical Center’s national certifications and awards, visit www.tricitymed.org/about-us/accreditation-awards. To learn about Tri-City Medical Center’s community impact, visit tricitymed.org/community.
About Tri-City Medical Center
Tri-City Medical Center has served our community for nearly 60 years and is one of the largest employers in North San Diego County. As a full-service acute care hospital with three primary care clinics and over 500 physicians practicing in over 60 specialties, Tri-City is vital to the well-being of our community and serves as a healthcare safety net for many of our citizens. The hospital has received a Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission showcasing a commitment to safe and effective patient care for the residents of the community.
Tri-City Medical Center prides itself on being the home to leading orthopedic, spine and cardiovascular health services while also specializing in world-class women’s health, robotic surgery, cancer and emergency care. Tri-City’s Emergency Department is there for your loved ones in their time of need and is highly regarded for our heart attack and stroke treatment programs. When minutes matter Tri-City is your source for quality compassionate care close to home. The hospital operates the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in North County. Tri-City partners with over 50 local non-profit and community organizations as part of our COASTAL Commitment initiative. Together we are helping tackle some of our communities’ pressing health and social needs.
For more information about Tri-City Medical Center and Tri-City Healthcare District, please visit tricitymed.org.