Get with the Guidelines Award

The Hennepin Healthcare Stroke Center has received the highest level of recognition that the American Heart/American Stroke Association awards to hospitals participating in their quality improvement registry – Get with the Guidelines. The award recognizes the hospital's commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

In order to accomplish this, the Hennepin Stroke Center had to comply with several performance and quality measures for 24 months and Hennepin Healthcare exceeded all of these requirements.

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This award will be recognized on a national level:

  • Recognition in AHA’s US News and World Report Recognition Ad that appears in the August “Best Hospitals” edition
  • Recognition ceremony at AHA/ASA’s International Stroke Conference 2019 Sessions: Feb. 6–8, 2019 Honolulu, Hawaii
  • The ISC Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia will take place on Feb. 5, 2019
  • Recognition is also featured on the AHA/ASA quality websitewww.heart.org/quality
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