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Where Standards Are Taken to Heart

Why Touro’s Accreditations & Certifications Are Important?

It builds trust and confidence knowing that your care providers have taken advanced, voluntary steps to meet quality and outcome standards comparable to highly recognized heart care programs nationwide. We don’t take our reputation for top-notch cardiology for granted. We are constantly striving for excellence, and it shows in the certifications and accreditations we’ve received.
Touro understands that we can give you the best care when you feel comfortable in our healthcare setting knowing that our cardiovascular programs are considered the best of the best, have been evaluated by industry leaders and are commended for providing comprehensive, advanced, quality heart care to the New Orleans region.

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Touro’s Chest Pain Accreditation

Gold SealTouro is proud to have received the Gold Seal of Approval® for Chest Pain in 2021 for our compliance with strict standards for heart care. The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. A rigorous on-site review takes place every two years, and our chest pain certification is based on our clinical programs, compliance with national standards, and performance measurements.

This designation reflects our commitment to a higher standard of care for our patients experiencing chest pain, and we’ll continue to provide nothing less for our patients and our community.

Touro’s Stroke Certification

Touro has demonstrated the greatest level of commitment to stroke care protocols as well through its Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with stroke-related standards and requirements, including program management, the delivery of clinical care and performance improvement.

Touro also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award recognizing our commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Touro earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.

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