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.
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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.
After his own journey, local farmer helping others
After years of struggling with heart failure, Brad Andrews underwent LVAD surgery and now helps other people facing the same condition.
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.
ACE™ Accredited for cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary intervention
ACE™ accreditation is a professional review of an organization’s structure, internal processes, patient safety practices, and clinical outcomes to determine if it meets the standards established by experts in cardiac and endovascular care.
BY SUBMITTING TO A RIGOROUS, INDEPENDENT EVALUATION, CARLE HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING SAFE, HIGH-QUALITY CARE.
ACTION Registry empowers health care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to the most current, science-based guidelines and establishes a national standard for understanding and improving the quality, safety and outcomes of care provided for patients with coronary artery disease, specifically high-risk heart attack patients.
BY MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN THE REGISTRY AND ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF PROVIDING GUIDELINE-RECOMMENDED THERAPY, CARLE HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE IS SAVING LIVES AND IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF HEART ATTACK PATIENTS.