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Lake Charles Memorial Heart & Vascular Center Named One of the Best in the Country

CareChex coronary awardLake Charles Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the top programs in the nation for Medical Excellence in interventional coronary care. The award comes from CareChex® — an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex is an innovative medical quality rating system designed to assist hospitals and health systems in improving the quality of inpatient care and promoting medical excellence to consumers, payers and employers.

The analysis by CareChex looks at patient safety, inpatient quality and measures of mortality, complications and readmission rates. This data ranks Lake Charles Memorial’s interventional coronary care program as the top program in the state and as one of the top 100 programs in the country.

“Lake Charles Memorial is committed to attaining high standards of quality care. This independent quality evaluation conducted by CareChex, demonstrate we are achieving our goal”, says Larry Graham, President and CEO of Lake Charles Memorial Health System. “Providing excellent care is only possible with our outstanding physicians and employees. We are extremely grateful for their ability to care for patients in such an exceptional manner.