Why Abrazo Heart and Vascular Care?
Abrazo Health Care delivers an unparalleled level of integrated care that enhances clinical outcomes and the patient experience. We guide our patients through every phase of their personalized care plans, with focus on prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.
Abrazo Health Care network is one of the largest health care providers in Arizona, with access to clinical experts in every discipline in communities throughout metropolitan Phoenix. Most Abrazo hospitals are certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, so our patients can feel confident that cardiovascular expertise is conveniently available in numerous locations.
In addition, Abrazo’s Arizona Heart Institute specializes in the treatment of coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), heart failure and certain congenital heart defects. We recognize that prevention is the key to long-term heart health, so we provide prevention resources through community education, screenings, testing and rehabilitation.
Awards & Distinctions
Accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care -Arrowhead, Maryvale, Paradise Valley and West Valley are accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Abrazo hospitals are committed to treating patients with chest pain in accordance with guidelines supporting evidence-based medicine.
Certified Primary Stroke Centers - Phoenix Baptist Hospital and West Valley Hospital designated by the Joint Commission as Certified Primary Stroke Centers. All other Abrazo hospitals will be certified by end of 2012.
Member of the Arizona Primary Stroke Center - Arrowhead Hospital designated as a Primary Stroke Center from the Phoenix Primary Stroke Center Initiative - Phoenix Coalition through the American Heart Association.
Get With The Guidelines Silver Plus Achievement Award by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Phoenix Baptist Hospital received the award for demonstrating their commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that patients receive treatment according to national accepted standards and recommendations. To receive the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award, Phoenix Baptist Hospital consistently followed the treatment guidelines for the past 12 months.
Get With The Guidelines Bronze Achievement Award by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. West Valley Hospital received the Stroke Bronze Achievement Award for the past 90 days. These guidelines include aggressive use of medications, anticoagulation therapy, DVT prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs, and smoking cessation.
View all of Abrazo Health Care awards and recognitions.