Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Receives Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American
Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s
commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment
according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on
the latest scientific evidence.
Kingsbrook earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures
for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for
a designated period. These measures include evaluation of the proper use
of medications and other stroke treatments aligned with the most up-to-date,
evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing
death and disability for stroke patients.