Get With The Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) helps ensure continuous quality improvement of acute stroke treatment and ischemic stroke prevention. It focuses on care team protocols to ensure that patients are treated and discharged appropriately. The program is available for implementation at acute care hospitals nationwide.

Currently FWBMC has achieved a Silver Recognition Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes FWBMC commitment to success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care based on nationally accepted best practice standards and recommendations. Consistently for 12 months the Stroke Center has demonstrated compliance with stroke core measures.

For more information visit the American Heart Association Web site at: www.americanheart.org »

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