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Novant Health receives achievement awards for stroke treatment

Charlotte, NC, May 16, 2014 – Novant Health has received three Get With the Guidelines quality achievement awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) for implementing specific quality measures from the AHA for the treatment of stroke patients. Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center has won the Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and both Novant Health Matthews Medical Center and Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center won the Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award.

“These awards reflect the wonderful work done by the stroke team, our medical staff program leaders and to everyone who contributes to the remarkable care provided to stroke patients and their families here at Novant Health,” said Denise Sorenson, regional stroke program coordinator.

The Get With the Guidelines help Novant Health provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines so stroke patients can receive rapid diagnosis and treatment and can recover quickly, while reducing the possibility of disability. These awards demonstrate Novant Health’s commitment to providing patients with high-quality care that is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines from the AHA and the American Stroke Association as well as Novant Health’s commitment to improving patient outcomes.

Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014