The American Heart Association has accorded Trinity Health its Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award for demonstrating high compliance with national stroke care standards. The organization considers the Silver Award for programs that have consistently met AHA’s Get With The Guidelines® standards
for one year.
Trinity Health launched a comprehensive program in 2011 for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients, and last year it received accreditation by the Joint Commission as a Certified Primary Stroke Center.
Trinity’s program emphasizes best care practices to improve stroke outcomes along with education/prevention strategies to help people manage risk factors and learn what they should do if stroke symptoms occur.
Trinity Hospital is dedicated to making our care for stroke patients among the best in the country,” said Trinity Health President/CEO John M. Kutch. “”The American Heart Association’s guidelines help us accomplish that goal