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Hackensack University Medical Center Receives Recognition as a Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center

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What You Need to Know

Hackensack University Medical Center has received the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation for a demonstrated record of superior clinical outcomes resulting from evidence-based, guideline-directed degenerative mitral valve repair. 

This is the second consecutive year Hackensack University Medical Center has achieved this recognition since the program launched in November of 2019. Currently only 22 hospitals across the country have earned this elite award.

The Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award was developed to identify, recognize and promote the nation’s recognized medical centers for mitral valve repair surgery.

Hackensack University Medical Center earned the award for demonstrating adherence to evidence-based treatment guidelines as well as an ongoing commitment to reporting and measuring quality and outcome metrics specific to mitral valve repairs.

About Hackensack University Medical Center  

Hackensack University Medical Center is a leading provider of cardiovascular care, ranked #43 in the nation, the highest ranked medical center in the state for Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

More information about the American Heart Association and Mitral Foundation Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award is available at www.heart.org