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TriHealth Joins the Cardiometabolic Center Alliance as a Charter Member

May 2, 2022 | Press Releases

The Cardiometabolic Center Alliance (CMCA), founded by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, is honored to announce the addition of TriHealth as a Charter Member.

As a coalition that seeks to establish Cardiometabolic Centers of Excellence nationwide aimed at transforming the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D), and related cardiovascular (CV) and renal comorbidities, the CMCA considers TriHealth, the Cincinnati region’s nationally recognized integrated health system made up of six hospital and more than 140 sites of care, a key member of the Alliance.

“Cardiometabolic disease is one of the leading public health threats impacting both patient and clinicians today,” said Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, Executive Director of the Cardiometabolic Center Alliance. “We are excited to welcome TriHealth as a Charter member of CMCA as we work together to transform the quality of care and improve outcomes for our patients.”

“Cardiometabolic diseases are the number one cause of death in the world. And as the Cincinnati region’s leading heart and vascular team, TriHealth is committed to delivering optimal outcomes for our patients by offering Cincinnati’s widest range of cardiac procedures,” said Dr. Kamal Shemisa, cardiologist with the TriHealth Heart Institute. “By joining the CMCA, we stand dedicated to collaborating with and learning from our fellow members so we can all enhance the care we provide.”

About the Cardiometabolic Center Alliance The Cardiometabolic Center Alliance is a national collaborative of healthcare organizations committed to the mission of improving the quality of care and outcome in patients with cardiometabolic disease. Across its aligned member sites, care is delivered via a standardized, patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive risk reduction approach based on a novel care model designed and successfully implemented by Saint Luke’s Michael & Marlys Haverty Cardiometabolic Center of Excellence in Kansas City, MO.

About TriHealth TriHealth is hospitals, physicians and the community working together to help people live better. We provide clinical, educational, preventive and social programs through Bethesda North, Bethesda Butler, Good Samaritan Hospital at Evendale, Good Samaritan and McCullough-Hyde hospitals and more than 140 other locations throughout Greater Cincinnati. This includes an ambulatory network, physician practices, research division, employer-based health services, hospice care, and fitness and health facilities. Learn more at,, @TriHealth on Twitter, and at