Why Abrazo Heart and Vascular Care?
Abrazo Health 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 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, Phoenix Baptist Hospital 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 - Arrowhead Hospital, Maryvale Hospital, Phoenix Baptist Hospital and West Valley Hospital designated by the Joint Commission as Certified Primary Stroke Centers.
Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Phoenix Baptist Hospital (2013) for their success in reaching an aggressive goal of treating stroke patients with a higher compliance to core standard levels of care for twenty four consecutive months.
Get With The Guidelines Silver Plus Achievement Award - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Phoenix Baptist Hospital (2012 & 2011), Maryvale Hospital (2013) and West Valley Hospital (2012) 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.
Get With The Guidelines Bronze Achievement Award - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Arrowhead Hospital (2013), West Valley Hospital (2012 & 2013) and Maryvale Hospital (2011) with the Stroke Bronze Achievement Award. These guidelines include aggressive use of medications, anticoagulation therapy, DVT prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs, and smoking cessation.View all of Abrazo Health awards and recognitions.
Primary Stroke Center
Arrowhead Hospital, Maryvale Hospital, Phoenix Baptist Hospital and West Valley Hospital are recognized as a certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission (TJC) for their exceptional efforts to achieve better outcomes for stroke care. Certification ensures those suffering stroke symptoms will be able to receive the care they need close to home, avoiding a long transport to another hospital when time is of the essence.