Put your heart in our hands
If you need a doctor for heart care, trust the specialists at Carle Heart and Vascular Institute in central Illinois. You'll have access to the latest technology and an experienced staff who is committed to heart disease prevention and treatment.
In 2014, Healthgrades® awarded Carle Heart and Vascular Institute the following:
- Five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack for 6 years in a row (2009 - 2014)
- Five-star recipient for treatment of heart failure for 9 years in a row (2006 - 2014)
And, Carle Hospital was named one of Healthgrades® America's 100 best Hospitals™ and was recognized in the nation's top 2% for clinical excellence in 2014.
Mowing the yard just days later
Ninety-year-old Robert Wells is back on his feet thanks to transaortic valve replacement. Carle Heart and Vascular Institute began offering TAVR in May 2013, giving hope to patients who aren't candidates for open heart surgery.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
To preserve heart muscle during a heart attack, the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association recommends intervention for patients within 90 minutes of arriving at the ER or making contact with paramedics.
CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL IS ONE OF FEW HOSPITALS IN ILLINOIS TO ACHIEVE THE 90-MINUTE GOAL AT LEAST 90 PERCENT OF THE TIME.