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Twitter Chat on Valve Disease Awareness Day

February 15, 2022

The UNC Heart Valve Team will participate in an event for Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. Valve Disease Day and WebMD will co-host this year’s Twitter chat on the impact of the pandemic on valve disease diagnosis and treatment. Join us on Tuesday, February 22 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET. In advance of, and at the … Read more

UNC Medical Center has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC)

September 16, 2021

UNC Health at the UNC Medical Center has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report for our dedication to our heart patients. Patients and caregivers can trust hospitals and health systems that participate in the NCDR, receive ACC’s Accreditation seal of approval … Read more

UNC Health Ranked #2 Most Trusted Healthcare Brand in the United States

June 1, 2021

The UNC Health brand was ranked as the #4 healthcare brand in the United States overall and the #2 most trusted healthcare brand, in a report titled, Humanzing Brand Experience. This product was a partnership between the American Hospital Associated and the Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development, who worked with the brand agency, … Read more

UNC Medical Center is First NC Hospital to receive Transcatheter Valve Certification from ACC

March 10, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that UNC Health at the UNC Medical Center received Transcatheter Valve v1 Certification from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) on March 5th, 2021. This means UNC Health Medical Center used the ACC’s accreditation process improvement tools to bridge gaps and integrate evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical best-practices, and the latest … Read more

New Decision Memo for TAVR by CMS

June 25, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memorandum on Friday, June 21, 2019 regarding the updated National Coverage Determination for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). The original TAVR coverage determination was released in 2012, and the updated memo released on Friday replaces this initial decision. This decision updated the hospital and team … Read more

3rd Annual UNC Medical Center Structural Heart Meeting

February 28, 2019

The 3rd Annual UNC Medical Center Structural Heart Meeting will take place on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the William and Ida Friday Center at 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. Please RSVP to 984-974-7817 or by April 29, 2019. We will be showcasing our patient’s post-op success.  If you would like to be … Read more