June 02, 2016

UAB Medicine first in Alabama to publicly report cardiac services data

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uab hsopital fUAB Medicine is partnering with the American College of Cardiology on the Find Your Heart a Home pilot program, a campaign aimed at engaging patients in care decisions.

Through its participation, UAB is further demonstrating its dedication to quality improvement, transparency, and patient and provider engagement. UAB is the first hospital in Alabama to participate and publicly report its data.

UAB Medicine also plans to partner with the Society for Thoracic Surgery to report cardiovascular surgery data in the near future.

Find Your Heart a Home is a first-of-its-kind hospital comparison database for cardiac care. It allows patients and caregivers and physicians to search and compare hospitals based on the cardiac services they provide and important information on the quality of care they deliver.