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Kingsbrook Receives Stroke Award


Kingsbrook received the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Kingsbrook's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines. Get With the Guidelines-Stroke helps Kingsbrook's staff develop and implement acute and secondary prevention guideline processes to improve patient care outcomes. The program provides hospitals with a web-based patient management tool, best practice discharge protocols and standing orders, along with a robust registry and real-time benchmarking capabilities to track performance. The quick and efficient use of guideline procedures can improve the quality of care for stroke patients and may reduce disability and save lives.