LRMC earns cardiac designations

LAKEWOOD - Lakewood Regional Medical Center has received two UnitedHealth Premium Specialty Care designations for its cardiovascular services, the hospital announced this week.Hospitals must meet or exceed UnitedHealth's rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards, including programmatic structure, patient care processes and clinical outcomes. Lakewood Regional received designations in Cardiac Care and Cardiac Surgery. "We are pleased that our hospital has been recognized by UnitedHealth for the high quality care that we provide," said Mark Korth, chief executive officer of Lakewood Regional. "Our physicians and staff work hard to provide quality patient care and these designations demonstrate the high standard of care we deliver every day."

********** Published: August 14, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 17