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Adventist Health and Rideout Recognized for Excellent Cardiac Care

News, Awards & Recognition, Heart Health

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Adventist Health and Rideout’s commitment to provide consistent, high-quality cardiac care with the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence award. It is the highest honor the ACC bestows and ultimate recognition for our commitment to provide superior cardiac care to our patients.

To earn the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence, Adventist Health and Rideout went through a rigorous process to demonstrate our commitment to exceptional cardiac care by participating in many quality improvement initiatives, documented through ACC accreditation and ongoing performance measurement in data registry programs and reporting.

Currently, Adventist Health and Rideout is one of two hospitals in California and one of 52 nationwide with the HeartCARE Center distinction.

About ACC

The mission of the ACC is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. It envisions a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes. The ACC bestows credentials on cardiovascular professionals who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. ACC also provides professional medical education, publishes cardiovascular research through its JACC Journals, operates national registries to measure and improve care, and offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions. Visit for more information.