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    Baylor Plano

    1100 Allied Drive
    Plano, TX 75093
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    Baylor Denton

    2801 S. Mayhill Road
    Denton, TX 76208
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    1.800.4BAYLOR
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THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano One of Only Two Hospitals in DFW to earn Advanced Heart Failure Certification

THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Advanced Heart Failure program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes THE HEART HOSPITAL's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards and recognizes exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for heart failure patients.

THE HEART HOSPITAL underwent a rigorous on-site survey in April 2011. A team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated the hospital's program for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients and families, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management.

"With Joint Commission certification, we are making a significant investment in quality on a day-to-day basis from the top down. Joint Commission accreditation provides us a framework to take our organization to the next level and helps create a culture of excellence," says Mark A. Valentine, President, THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano.

The Joint Commission's Disease-Specific Care Certification Program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care. Certification requirements address three core areas: compliance with consensus-based national standards; effective use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care; and an organized approach to performance measurement and improvement activities.

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 18,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The Joint Commission also provides certification of more than 1,700 disease-specific care programs, primary stroke centers, and health care staffing services. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.





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