Trident, MUSC make list of 'great heart programs'

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Trident Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina have been listed among the 100 hospitals in the country with great heart programs, according to Becker's Hospital Review.{}

The only other South Carolina hospital to earn the designation was AnMed Health in Anderson.{}

"Over the last several years, ourheart program has achieved some of the highest patient quality marks in thenation. This is a direct result of the high level of care our physicians andstaff provide Trident's patients on a daily basis," said Allison Walters, AVPof Cardiac Services at Trident Health.{}

The reviews are based on quality of care, clinical awards, research, and cardiovascular care.

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