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Latest Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium Stories

2013-12-19 08:27:43

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Texas Children's Hospital has earned the designation of Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute following twelve months of work and an extensive onsite review. "The approach to heart failure at Texas Children's Hospital is one of the broadest ranging comprehensive programs in the U.S.," said Dr. Frank Smart, Colloquium Board Chair. "They care for the sickest children...

2013-09-30 16:24:55

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Mayo Clinic Children's Center became the first Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Minnesota and fourth in the nation after successfully completing a rigorous one year effort focused on the diagnosis and treatment of childhood heart failure within the community, hospital, clinician education and science. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/PH88869 ) "The...

2013-09-16 08:30:24

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) became the first Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Pennsylvania and third in the nation following nearly a year of work culminating in an in-depth onsite review. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130916/PH80202) "Children's Hospital of Philadelphia continues in its long tradition by bringing a world-class team of heart...

2013-08-26 08:28:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE became the second Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in the nation following an in-depth onsite review. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/PH68995-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/PH68995LOGO-b ) "We pursued accreditation with the Colloquium as a way to independently assess...

2013-07-01 08:27:08

All five Colloquium Charter Pediatric Hospitals ranked in top 50 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that five out of five Colloquium charter pediatric hospitals were ranked in the top 50 for cardiology and heart surgery in the U.S. News ratings of 179 pediatric hospitals. Three Colloquium charter pediatric hospitals ranked in the top five slots: Ranked 2(nd) - The Children's...

2013-06-27 08:30:22

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Angie Logan, RN, PCCN, is the recipient Colloquium's prestigious Heart Failure Nurse Maven Award for 2013. Logan is the manager of the heart failure specialty unit and heart failure coordinator at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana where she was presented with the award today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/PH39195 ) "It is great to see Angie recognized on a...

2013-03-19 08:27:45

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus Regional Hospital was recognized today as the first community based independent hospital to achieve Heart Failure Center Re-accreditation by the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium in 2013. The Colloquium has pioneered "continual accreditation" which requires hospitals to add additional heart failure services for their communities each year. Columbus Regional Hospital has launched a new effort at reducing sudden cardiac death for those...

2013-02-26 08:29:47

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today the first use of ST2, a new blood test for heart failure, as part of an accreditation process for hospitals. "Our work began in 2011," said Dr. Tony Joseph, Colloquium CEO. "We are proud of our member hospitals and heart failure experts that were able to see the value of this new blood test ahead of the crowd and be prepared to implement for the good of our patients once FDA clearance was...