The Brooklyn Hospital Center Receives “Gold” Heart and Stroke Care RecognitionsAugust 17, 2020
This year, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) improved its showing by receiving American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for maintaining performance level for two consecutive years and demonstrating 75% compliance to a group of quality measures. This award is a significant improvement from a bronze award in 2018.
In addition, TBHC received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients, up from a silver in 2019. TBHC additionally received the Association’s Target: StrokeSM Elite award, as well as the Association’s Target: Type 2Diabetes Honor Roll™ award.
“We are dedicated to providing optimal care for heart attack and stroke patients at every level, from our paramedics to our nurses to our physicians,” says Gary G. Terrinoni, TBHC President and CEO. “We are pleased to be recognized for our dedication through these prestigious awards, and I am especially proud to note the improvements in our receipt of ‘gold’ levels.”