Community Memorial Hospital Honored With Quality Achievement Stroke Care Award

2014 Get with the guidelines  - stroke honor roll silver

 

CMH earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke.  These measures include aggressive use of medications and risk-reduction therapies aimed at reducing death and disability, and improving the lives of stroke patients.

CMH also received the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll for meeting stroke quality measures that reduce the time between hospital arrival and treatment.

Get With The Guidelines–Stroke also helps CMH’s staff implement prevention measures, which include educating stroke patients to manage their risk factors and to be aware of warning signs for stroke, and ensuring they take their medications properly.

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