Stroke Program Honored

December 20, 2011

Mercy Hospital St. Louis recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally-accepted standards and recommendations.

To receive the award, Mercy Hospital achieved at least 12 consecutive months of 85 percent or higher adherence to rigorous quality achievement indicators and 75 percent or higher compliance with six of 10 quality of care measures.

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