"We're very proud of the fact that we have a completely clean record this year on those 16 procedures," GCMC Chief Medical Officer Anthony Aquilina, D.O., said.
Citing new safety and evaluation measures, he
said the hospital has developed chest pain protocols meant to assess a patient's risk, determining whether its cardiac-related or non-serious.
Also, to slash the number of hospital-acquired infections, GCMC
launched a campaign to ensure its employees achieve a 100 percent hand-washing rate, he
"We encourage these kind of reports, and frankly, we'd be very happy if more health care consumers actually looked at data like this," Aquilina
"It's good information.