St. Francis Hospital wins award for stroke care

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A local hospital is being recognized during Stroke Awareness Month.

St. Francis Hospital has been given the Get with The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

The award focuses on the care of stroke patients.

To receive it, hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher in following the "Get with The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators."

Thursday on WTVM News at 5:30 p.m., we will be joined by a representative from the hospital to talk about an upcoming stroke seminar.

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