Aiken Regional Ranked as High Performing Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Front of Aiken Regional Medical Centers at night

Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been named a 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report High Performing hospital for Heart Failure and Stroke. This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures and Conditions ratings.

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“I’m exceptionally proud and honored to be a part of a team that continues to receive national recognition,” said Matthew Merrifield, Chief Executive Officer at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. “With safety as our top priority, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality, compassionate care to each and every patient and family member in our facility, every time. We will continue to advocate for and prioritize safety while maintaining the highest quality of care for our patients, their families, our team and our community.”  

Aiken Regional earned High Performing ratings for Heart Failure and Stroke in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. The annual Procedures and Conditions ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.

The Aiken Regional team continues to provide quality healthcare services, many of which are recognized on a state, regional or national level:

  • Certified Primary Heart Attack Center (CPHA) by The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association®/American Heart Association® (AHA)
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association/American Heart Association
  • Get With The Guidelines® Stroke, GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite 2023
  • Get With The Guidelines® Stroke, GOLD PLUS with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll and target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll