Mount Sinai Heart’s Cardiac Care Unit Awarded for Excellence

The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) was awarded a 2014 Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the leading society of acute- and critical-care nurses.

Mount Sinai Heart was recognized for its success in several key areas, among them: appropriate staffing and staff engagement, effective communication, evidence-based practices, and outcomes measurement.

“Our CCU team is a true partnership of nurses, staff, and doctors working collaboratively each and every day, and our goal is always the best clinical care possible for our patients,” says Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, Vice President, Clinical Operations at Mount Sinai Heart.

“Congratulations to the CCU team for its hard work and outstanding commitment to excellence in patient care,” adds Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Hospital.

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