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Stroke, Heart Employees at Renown Receive 3 Honors from American Heart Association

Employees at Renown Regional Medical Center have been honored by the American Heart and Stroke Association once again for high quality heart and stroke care.  The heart and stroke teams accepted the awards during a ceremony on May 4 at Renown Regional Medical Center.

In stroke care, Renown Regional was awarded The Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll award. This recognizes hospitals that provide the best treatment based on national guidelines and administer lifesaving drugs to stroke patients within 60 minutes of arrival. Renown also earned this honor during National Stroke Month, which is May.

In heart care, Renown Regional was awarded The Get with the Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Achievement for continually treating heart patients using the highest standards of care as well as AHA’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving honor for treating heart attacks.

To see photos from the award ceremony, go to Renown’s Flickr page.