SOUTHWEST GENERAL EARNS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN STROKE CARE

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Southwest General Hospital has been recognized for its ongoing commitment to providing the best available stroke care: It has received the prestigious Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

The hospital earned this award by continually adhering to quality measures to reduce the time between a patient’s arrival at the hospital and administration of critical stroke treatment. By consistently achieving and exceeding these measures, Southwest General has demonstrated its capabilities for helping patients survive a stroke and for reducing complications (such as disability) and length of hospital stay.