NuHealth Achievment Award with The American Heart Association

Posted by Mama Yauk Friday, September 9, 2011 0 comments

Nassau University Medical Center

2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554     516-572-5809

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NUMC has achieved another gold star, this time with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold plus Quality Achievement Award. 
This award recognizes Nassau University Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines and demonstrates NuHealth’s stroke team’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients. 

How did they achieve this award you ask? NuHealth’s stroketeam achieved an 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month intervals and achieved 75% or higher compliance with 6-10 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Measures, which are reporting initiatives to measure quality care. 

For more information, including comments from the stroke director and CEO of NuHealth System, click here.  

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