Throughout its history, Overlook has been on the leading edge of clinical advancements in cardiac care so it’s no wonder the Cardiac Care Unit at Overlook was recently honored by the Pfaltz family.
Some of the awards and accreditations received by the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute include:
- One of New Jersey’s only two facilities to receive the American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association’s ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ 2009 Gold Performance Achievement Award for improvement in the treatment of heart attack patients
- Accredited by the by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL)
- Received full accreditation for the R. Gregory Sachs Chest Pain Center from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international organization that establishes standards for cardiac medicine
Marilyn (pictured, second from left) and Hugo Pfaltz were greatly appreciative of the compassionate care provided by the CCU, and specifically made honors to Giselia Choinski, Josephine Morse, and Ewa Messano.