Cy-Fair Awarded Two UnitedHealth Premium® Specialty Center Designations 
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital 
Monday, 10 August 2009 
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital announced today that it has received two UnitedHealth Premium® Specialty Center designations for its cardiovascular services. Hospitals receiving these designations must meet or exceed UnitedHealthcare’s rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards including programmatic structure, patient care processes, and clinical outcomes.

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital received the following designations: UnitedHealth Premium® Specialty Center for Cardiac Care and UnitedHealth Premium® Specialty Center for Cardiac Surgery.

“I am honored that our hospital has been recognized by UnitedHealthcare for the high quality cardiovascular care we provide,” said Terry Wheeler, chief executive officer of Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital. “These designations demonstrate the superior standard of care that our physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver every day.”

For more than 26 years, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital has been providing rapid treatment and advanced care for a variety of medical emergencies. The cardiovascular and stroke program’s systematic and multidisciplinary approach to patient care has enabled the hospital to receive these and many other distinguished recognitions including the Chest Pain Center accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers and the Primary Stroke Center certification from the Joint Commission. Staff members are specially trained to assess, diagnose, and treat patients quickly and effectively during the critical early stages of a heart attack or stroke, when treatments are most effective.

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