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Quality & Safety Spotlight - High Quality

Adventist HealthCare Hospitals Earn Awards for Providing Community with the Highest Standard of Rapid, Life-saving Stroke Care

Washington Adventist Hospital and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital – both part of the Adventist HealthCare system - have received two awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) for their life-saving, high-quality stroke care.

The first award, Gold Plus Quality Achievement, recognizes each hospital for reaching an aggressive goal of treating stroke patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for 12 consecutive months. In addition, both hospitals have demonstrated 75 percent compliance with seven out of 10 stroke quality measures during the 12-month period. Fast evaluation and treatment of stroke patients helps to prevent serious brain damage and allows for optimal outcomes.

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Annual Report

We invite you to read about Adventist HealthCare in our 2012-13 report to the community through the stories of those whose lives we touched with our quality, compassion, and experience.

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