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Published:  October 31, 2012

St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital receives UnitedHealth Premium® Cardiac Services Specialty Center Designation

St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital (SLWH) has received the UnitedHealth Premium specialty center designation in recognition of quality care for Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiac Care and Electrophysiology.

 UnitedHealthcare® developed the UnitedHealth Premium specialty center program to give its members information and access to hospitals meeting rigorous quality criteria. The designation is based on detailed information about specialized training, practice capabilities and outcomes and is designed to help members make informed decisions should they need cardiac services care.

 To receive this designation, SLWH met extensive quality and outcomes criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice. The criteria incorporate measurements of breadth and depth of care, staff experience, emergency care, quality and outcomes reporting.

 “We are proud to announce our UnitedHealth Premium designation, as it illustrates that our patients can depend on St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital for quality and cost effective cardiac care,” said Debra F. Sukin, senior vice president of St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System, and CEO, St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital and St. Luke's Lakeside Hospital.

St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital is located at 17200 St. Luke’s Way in The Woodlands, at the southwest corner of SH 242 and I-45. For more information, call 936-266-2000 or visit StLukesWoodlands.com.


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