CFMCH Awarded UnitedHealth Premium Cardiac Specialty Center Designation 
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital 
Thursday, 17 January 2008 
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital announced that it has received the United Premium® Cardiac Specialty Center designation for 2007 to 2009.  This designation means that the hospital has met rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital received designations for cardiovascular surgery and interventional cardiology.

“We are pleased that our hospital has been recognized by UnitedHealthcare for the high quality care that we provide,” said Terry Wheeler, chief executive officer of Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital.  “Our physicians and staff work very hard to provide quality patient care, and this designation is evidence of the high standard of care we deliver every day.”

The UnitedHealth Premium designations are based on detailed information about programmatic structure, patient care processes and clinical outcomes that are submitted by the hospital to UnitedHealthcare.