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Kingsbrook Receives Gold Plus-Stroke Award

Kingsbrook Receives Gold Plus-Stroke Award

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center receives
Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes Kingsbrook’s commitment to quality stroke care

BrookyLYN, NY , JUNE 2019 ― 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 Jewish Medical Center 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. Before discharge, patients should also receive education on managing their health; get a follow-up visit scheduled, as well as other care transition interventions.