Methodist Health System Facilities Receive UnitedHealth Premium Interventional Cardiac Care Specialty Center Designations

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Methodist Health System has received UnitedHealth Premium Interventional Cardiac Care Specialty Center designations for Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, and Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, as well as a provisional one-year designation for Methodist Richardson Medical Center.

The UnitedHealth Premium specialty center designation program recognizes facilities that meet the program criteria for quality outcomes and cost effective care. The program is designed to help consumers make more informed choices in selecting facilities committed to quality health care. The UnitedHealth Premium designations mean that patients can depend on Methodist Health System for conscientious, reliable cardiac services care.

“Methodist Health System is honored to receive these important designations from UnitedHealthcare,” says Methodist Health System President and CEO Stephen L. Mansfield, PhD, FACHE. “At Methodist, we are committed to improving and saving lives through compassionate, quality health care, and we are delighted that UnitedHealth has recognized that our facilities, with our outstanding physicians and staff, meet or exceed national standards of care.”

To receive these designations, each facility was required to meet extensive quality and outcomes criteria based upon nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. The criteria incorporate measurements of breadth and depth of care, staff experience, emergency care, quality, and outcomes reporting.