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Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Care

Stroke Care Awards & Recognition

 

Metro Health Primary Stroke Center was awarded the 2014 Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Metro Health for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With the Guidelines Stroke Achievement measures and 75% or higher compliance with fiver or more Get With the Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures for 12 consecutive months to improve quality of patient care and outcomes. (2014)

Surveyed and awarded Primary Stroke Center certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) for meeting applicable HFAP certification requirements. (Accreditation effective 2013 – 2015)

Recognition Award from the Michigan Stroke Registry and Quality Improvement Program for Metro Health Hospital’s Commitment to Improving the Delivery of Stroke Care in Michigan (2012)

Surveyed and awarded Primary Stroke Center Certification Program by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). HFAP uses recommendations from the Brain Attack Coalition as the foundation for its standards and endorses the use of the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines as a tool for patient management and performance measures. (Accreditation effective 20/11 – 2013)

Paul Coverdell Award for Stroke Care Quality Improvement by participating in the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry for the past 3 years (2010)

Certificate of Appreciation for Sustained Commitment to Excellence in Stroke Care
Michigan Stroke Registry and Quality Improvement Project
Presented 2010

Award for Excellence for Outstanding Performance on Dysphagia Screening
Michigan Stroke Registry and Quality Improvement Project, Michigan Department of Community Health (2009)

Certificate of Distinction for Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission based on review and compliance with national standards, clinical guidelines and outcomes of care.  (2009-2011)

Certificate of Distinction for Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission based on review and compliance with national standards, clinical guidelines and outcomes of care. (2007 – 2009)

Awarded original Certificate of Distinction for Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission. (2005)

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