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Miami Children's Heart Program Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality®
(6/7/2013)

Miami - Miami Children’s Hospital has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care Facility for comprehensive heart and vascular treatment.
 
Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line with this goal, Aetna recognizes hospitals and facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Facilities are selected for their unique expertise in consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care.
 
The Heart Program at Miami Children’s Hospital is a regional referral center for the most complex pediatric heart conditions. We are pleased to be recognized as an Aetna Institute of Quality Cardiac Care Facility, as this is one more measure of our commitment to care excellence,” said  Dr. Narendra Kini, President and CEO.
 
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012-2013 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.
 
For more information about Miami Children’s Hospital, please visit our website www.mch.com or call 1-800-432-6837.
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