Piedmont Columbus Regional receives quality achievement award for stroke care

Piedmont Columbus Regional receives quality achievement award for stroke care
(Source: Piedmont Columbus Regional)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Piedmont Columbus Regional's Midtown Campus has received an achievement award for its stroke care.

The hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

The award recognizes the hospital's commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

PCR's Midtown Campus earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period.

These measures include evaluation of the proper use of medications and other stroke treatments aligned with the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

Additionally, the hospital received the association's Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll Quality Achievement Award.

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