Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, for both males and females. One in every three adult Americans is affected by some form of Cardiovascular Disease. Cardiovascular disease includes high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, stroke and many other heart diseases.
Sumner Regional Medical Center is proud to offer a high level of heart care close-to-home. We have the proven quality care to keep your heart healthy right here in Sumner County. Sumner Regional Medical Center has full-time cardiologists on our staff, two state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs, cardiographic services, and a cardiac rehabilitation program.
We provide treatments for various cardiac conditions including the following:
Sumner Regional Medical Center has earned 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. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations. Sumner Regional Medical Center underwent a rigorous onsite review in May 2018. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with stroke-related standards and requirements, including program management, the delivery of clinical care and performance improvement.
Sumner Regional has achieved Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology again in 2021. This means Sumner Regional Medical Center excels at getting patients having an active heart attack through our catheterization labs and opening their heart vessels within 90 minutes.
Sumner Regional Medical Center has once again received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. To qualify, at least 85 percent of eligible stroke patients received treatment to restore blood flow to the brain within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital — timing considered critical to limiting stroke damage.
SRMC was also the only local hospital to receive the Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll award. To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet quality measures developed with more than 90 % of compliance for 12 consecutive months for the “Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score.”