The Augusta Health Stroke Program has received the Get with the Guidelines Silver Plus Award with Target Stroke Honor Roll from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
The Silver Award is recognition for reaching an aggressive set of goals for stroke and heart failure patients, the ‘guideline’ for 12 consecutive months. The ‘Plus’ is additional recognition for Augusta Health’s expanded performance during the past 12 month to provide quality care with five additional evidence-based therapies beyond the regular measures.
Finally, the ‘Target Stroke Honor Roll’ is awarded for a t-PA time under 60 minutes with more than 50% of acute ischemic stroke patients.
In the photo, Kira Griffin, BSN, RN, who is the Quality Coordinator for the Augusta Health Stroke Program, receives the award.