Cardiac Care at Woodland Heights Medical Center focuses on the functions and disorders of the heart and its connected circulatory system. According to the American Heart Association, 84 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, affecting blood flow throughout the body. Cardiovascular disease can lead to heart attacks, strokes or other serious complications.
For more than ninety years, Woodland Heights Medical Center has been serving the East Texas region. Recognized as a leader in cardiac care, The Heart Center draws upon the strength of the entire cardiac care team—physicians, nurses, technicians and support staff—to deliver high-quality care that emphasizes the needs of patients and their families.
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Experienced and highly trained cardiovascular surgeons and cardiologists rate us as one of the best facilities in which to work because we combine advanced medical technology with a staff of well-trained, caring nurses and technologists. Members of the heart care team are trained in open-heart surgery and critical care nursing. Staff members in supporting departments also receive additional training to ensure heart patients' specific needs are met.
The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association, recently recognized Woodland Heights Medical Center with Certification in Heart Failure and Chest Pain. Achievement of this certification signifies an organization's dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients in its heart failure program. (Woodland Heights Medical Centers' Certification in Heart Failure has demonstrated that their services have met critical elements of performance to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for patients diagnosed with and being treated for heart failure. This honor signifies that Woodland Heights Medical Center is providing the "next generation of heart failure care," and will help patients easily identify this facility as one of quality that has surpassed numerous goals in the treatment of heart failure.
Woodland Heights Medical Center has received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. TMF established the awards program in partnership with The Texas Hospital Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals and Texas Osteopathic Medical Association. Read more.
505 South John Redditt Drive
Lufkin, TX 75904