Holy Redeemer Hospital Earns Mission: Lifeline Achievement and Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Awards from American Heart Association

 
Holy Redeemer Hospital Earns Mission: Lifeline Achievement and Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Awards from American Heart Association
Posted Date: 10/2/2017
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Huntingdon Valley, PA—October 2, 2017—Holy Redeemer Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

Holy Redeemer Hospital is dedicated to improving the quality of care for our patients who suffer a heart attack. Our team of dedicated EMS personnel, physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists provide our patients with the highest level of care utilizing nationally respected clinical guidelines through the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline program. Our commitment is to have our patients reach life saving intervention as close to the onset of symptoms as possible.

Holy Redeemer Hospital is also proud to announce receiving the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get with The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month periods and achieve 75 percent or higher compliance with five of eight Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality measures to receive the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

“Our team is built of an amazing group of health care professionals and we are very pleased to be recognized for our dedication and achievements in cardiac care,” said Eileen Calderbank, Cardiovascular Center Manager. 


About Holy Redeemer Health System
With an emphasis on providing a continuum of care, Holy Redeemer Health System remains true to the mission to care, comfort and heal that its sponsors, the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer, began in our region in 1924 – to provide high quality, compassionate care. Today, Holy Redeemer offers a wide range of healthcare and health-related services, including an acute care hospital, home health and hospice services, two skilled nursing facilities, personal care, a retirement community, low-income housing, an active living community, and a transitional housing program for homeless women and children. With corporate offices in Huntingdon Valley, PA, Holy Redeemer Health System is a Catholic healthcare provider, serving southeastern Pennsylvania and 12 counties in New Jersey, from Union County south to Cape May County. 
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