Tag Archive for ‘cardiac care’

Figure 1. Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification domains

Joint Commission now offering Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification

The scope-of-care requirements for the Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification program, which helps facilities offer a complete range of high-quality services for cardiac patients, is the focus of this month’s column.

UNICAR surgeons

Founding surgeon reflects on 25 years of UNICAR, the Guatemalan Heart Institute

While the general public in Central America has virtually no access to cardiac surgical care, this article provides an overview of one success story—the Unidad de Cirugía Cardiovascular de Guatemala (UNICAR), the Guatemalan Heart Institute—which provides cardiac care, particularly cardiac surgery, to patients in need.


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