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Providence Health Center Begins New Heart Procedure

Providence is the first hospital in Waco to offer a new outpatient technique for heart patients with completely blocked arteries who might not be candidates for open heart surgery. The specific condition treated is a Chronic Total Occlusion or CTO, which can cause chest pain and other health issues. Click here to read more about this new procedure.

Providence Recognized for Heart Attack Care

Providence has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2013 – one of only 130 hospitals nationwide to do so. The award recognizes Providence’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients, and signifies that Providence has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations. Click here to read more about this award.

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Providence celebrated 11 years of standing up against heart disease by wearing red in support of the American Heart Association and the Go Red for Women movement on Friday, February 7.

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CPClogoWhat separates an exceptional heart hospital from merely a good one? Outstanding facilities? Cutting edge technology? A highly experienced clinical heart team? The answer is all of the above. All of these qualities are vital to exceptional cardiac care.

At The Heart Hospital at Providence, you can count on renowned facilities, the very latest technology, and a superior team of heart professionals, But, that's just the beginning of the Providence story. Since Providence Hospital first opened its doors in 1905, Central Texans have turned to us for a level of compassion and caring they can believe in. Generations of patients have entrusted their health to Providence and that's why we founded The Heart Hospital at Providence, "a hospital within a hospital," more than 30 years ago. Proudly, in 2007, the Heart Hospital was dedicated as the F.M. and Gloria Young Tower.

Today, Central Texas refers to Providence as simply "The Heart Hospital." We're proud of this distinction and proud to say we've earned it with a history of firsts in heart health care including an award-winning, experienced team of professionals, a proven commitment to superior technology, and national recognition for excellence. This recognition includes accreditation as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

The award-winning staff of cardiac professionals at The Heart Hospital at Providence is unsurpassed in heart health care. Our staff has the highest level of training and certification, dedication to continuing education on the latest technologies and procedures, and a resounding commitment to going the extra mile for our patients. This exceptional level of expertise and dedication to patients' well-being is shared by each staff member through our continuum of cardiac care. Many of our physicians, surgeons, nurses and technicians have been part of the Providence Heart Team since its inception. No wonder they take the health of Central Texans to heart.

For a brief history of The Heart Hospital, click here.

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