Bristol Regional's stroke care receives Silver Plus Achievement Award

Bristol Regional Medical Center was awarded a Silver Plus Achievement Award for stroke care from Get With The Guidelines®, a program of the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

The prestigious honor reflects that caregivers at Bristol Regional have treated patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care for 12 consecutive months and that the hospital has shown 75 percent compliance to seven out of 10 stroke quality measures during that period.

Get With The Guidelines helps ensure consistent application of American Heart Association and American Stroke Association guidelines for patient treatment. The goal of this program is to improve outcomes by encouraging best practices and optimized treatment of heart failure and stroke patients.

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