Heart disease is America’s number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, one in four people die of heart disease every year. Those with heart disease often experience no obvious symptoms. In fact, in almost half of all cases, the very first symptom is a heart attack.
At Central Carolina Hospital, we’re committed to the heart health of Lee County and the surrounding area. We provide a continuum of care and services, from prevention and detection to treatment and recovery. When heart trouble arises, Central Carolina Hospital offers our community a suite of services including diagnostic, interventional, and stabilization services.
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Backed by the resources of the Duke Heart Center, Central Carolina Hospital gains access to current Duke training and staff education, evidence-based guidelines and practices when it comes to heart and heart-related issues.
Central Carolina Hospital has earned Advanced Heart Failure Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. This accreditations is based on rigorous onsite review of the staff's ability to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with heart failure through pre-hospital care, early stabilization, acute care, transitional care, clinical quality measures and more. And, CCH earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology for success in implementing a high standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that CCH 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.
CCH has also recieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.