Heart & Vascular Health
Cardiovascular Services in Wilmington, DE
Keeping track of your heart health is vital for maintaining a healthy,
active lifestyle. Heart disease is the number one killer in the United
States, and a major part of its danger is that people are not even aware
they have heart disease until they suffer a heart attack, stroke, or other
cardiac event. It is important to have your heart and vascular system
reviewed by your doctor during an annual checkup for a risk assessment.
Saint Francis Healthcare’s strategy for heart care combines advanced
technology with the experience of a highly skilled staff. Our cardiology
service is designed to treat patients in any stage of cardiac disease,
whether they are merely at a high risk of developing a condition, are
dealing with an emergency situation, or need help improving heart health
after a cardiac event.
Call Partners in Cardiovascular Health at 302.421.4828 to schedule an appointment.
Same day appointments are available and we accept most forms of insurance.
Service You Can Count On
We have developed a comprehensive cardiology program that guides patients
through all stages of their cardiac care. Our practice is very hands on,
and our team creates a more personalized experience for patients by taking
the time to understand them and their health goals. During your cardiac
treatment, an experienced patient navigator will help you schedule and
organize testing, treatment, and rehabilitation appointments. We take
steps to ensure none of our patients feel overwhelmed by the various aspects
of their treatment.
There are several factors that make Saint Francis Healthcare’s Cardiology
services stand out:
- Our cardiovascular/pulmonary rehabilitation program is certified by the
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
- We are a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center, meaning
we meet rigorous quality standards for emergency heart attack treatment.
- As a fast-responding stroke center, our hospital has been awarded the 2016
Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award from the American Heart
Association and American Stroke Association.
Home Care services can provide home monitoring for patients with Congestive Heart
- Cardiovascular patient navigators help patients and families coordinate
appointments with various teams.
- We have been recognized for achievement in the Mission: Lifeline® quality
improvement program, meaning we comply with the latest scientific guidelines
from the American Heart Association for heart attack treatment.
- We were rated a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in 2014 by The Joint
Partners in Cardiovascular Health include two board certified interventional radiologists who perform minimally
Comprehensive Heart & Vascular Health Programs
Understanding heart health is key in preventing and treating cardiac disease.
For more information on our services and the heart and vascular system,
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