ApolloMD Hospitals Honored in “Best Hospitals” Report
November 1, 2013 – ApolloMD is thrilled to announce that 26 partner facilities were recently recognized in American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s “Get With the Guidelines” Quality Awards. The facilities were recognized for outstanding performance in Heart Failure, Stroke, Resuscitation, and STEMI-receiving/referrals. Throughout the report, ApolloMD hospitals were recognized a total of 42 times.
With the ever-increasing focus on throughput metrics, core measures, and patient satisfaction, being recognized for hard work, efficiency, and focus on quality is extremely rewarding. ApolloMD-affiliated hospitals received 22 Gold Plus Achievement Awards for being proficient in the treatment of Heart Failure and Stroke.
According to the American Heart Association, gold hospitals follow treatment guidelines in certain key measures at least 85 percent of the time and have maintained this level of excellence for consecutive twelve month intervals. Silver Performance Award hospitals have maintained this performance level for at least twelve months. The Plus awards represent a current gold or silver award and additional 75 percent compliance with module specific quality measures for at least twelve consecutive months.
Click here to view the full “Get With the Guidelines” report.