Regional Health named a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield has named Regional Health’s Heart and Vascular Institute a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care. Regional Health is one of just two South Dakota health care providers to receive this designation.

Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care seek to empower patients with the knowledge and tools to find quality cardiac care. To be designated, hospitals must demonstrate expertise in delivering safe and effective cardiac care, focusing on cardiac valve surgery, coronary artery bypass graft and percutaneous coronary interventions episodes of care.