CRMC recognized for stroke care

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

As a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health, Catskill Regional has an expert stroke team made up of highly trained physicians, nurses and technicians that can treat stroke quickly and effectively, using the latest medicines and techniques, to minimize brain damage.

 To receive the Silver Plus Quality Achievement award, hospitals must achieve 85% or higher adherence to all Get with the Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for at least 12 consecutive months and during the same period achieve 75% or higher compliance with five of eight Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Quality measures. For more information visit www.crmcny.org/services/stroke-center.

 

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