Heart Disease

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Recognizes CentraCare Health
Recently CentraCare Health received recognition for providing quality care that was consistent with the latest American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guidelines:
  • St. Cloud Hospital received the Get with the Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing measures that improved quality of care and outcomes for the treatment of adults 18+ who suffer cardiac arrests within the hospital. The hospital achieved 85 percent or higher compliance with these measures for two calendar years.
  • St. Cloud Hospital earned the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Quality Achievement Award for ensuring prompt, evidence-based care for heart attack patients — all the way from the initial 9-1-1 call to restoring blood flow through the heart. The award recognizes 85 percent or higher composite compliance with all STEMI Receiving Center Performance Achievement Indicators for consecutive 24-month intervals and 75 percent or higher compliance on all measures to improve the quality of care for these patients.
  • St. Cloud Hospital received Get with the Guidelines®-Resuscitation Silver Award for implementing measures that improved quality of care and outcomes for the treatment of newborns/neonates who suffer cardiac arrests within the hospital. The hospital achieved 85 percent or higher compliance with these measures for one calendar year.
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