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Aetna Institutes of Excellence honors VUMC quality of care

Mar. 21, 2013, 9:28 AM

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by Aetna Institutes of Excellence for its expertise in consistently delivering evidence-based, quality care for Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery Services.

An Institutes of Excellence designation is for health care facilities that offer highly specialized clinical services to members with complex or rare conditions.

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 expertise in consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care.

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