The goal of The Heart and Vascular Center is to provide personalized, professional quality healthcare. The Heart and Vascular Center provides comprehensive patient care services for the diagnosis of cardiac and vascular disease.
A Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiologist is available at all times for consultation.
Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH) has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019. The award recognizes our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that SMCHH has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
To receive the ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, we have demonstrated sustained achievement in the ACTION Registry for four consecutive quarters and has performed at the top level of standards for specific performance measures. Full participation in the registry engages hospitals in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements in adherence to guideline recommendations and overall quality of care provided to heart attack patients.
Knowing the risks, signs and preventive measures for heart-related issues can be life-saving. Learn more about protecting your heart by reviewing the resources below.
In the United States, someone suffers a heart attack every 40 seconds. You can help reduce your risk of heart disease and heart attacks, the leading causes of death in the United States, by knowing the signs, symptoms, risk factors and prevention measures.