Stroke Program Earns Silver Plus Award

stroke-aha-asaDeKalb Medical’s Stroke Program has received the American
Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The
Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award
with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the
hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients
receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally
recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest
scientific evidence.

To receive the Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award, hospitals
must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With
The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for at least 12
consecutive months and during the same period achieve 75
percent or higher compliance with five of eight Get With The
Guidelines-Stroke Quality measures.

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