Each year, over 300,000 people in the United States die of a heart attack. UAMS’ skilled heart care team treats heart attack patients using the latest technology and techniques so damage to the heart is minimized. This allows patients to recover quickly and return to their normal lives.
From the time the patient arrives at our hospital until after the patient leaves, UAMS follows the best practices for treating heart attack patients, as outlined in the National Patient Safety Guidelines developed by the Joint Commission, recognized nationwide as the symbol of quality for health care organizations.
UAMS wants you to know our team works very hard to continually improve the health care we offer to all patients, as measured by the National Patient Safety Guidelines. The following quality information shows how UAMS compares to other hospitals nationwide when it comes to treating heart attack patients.