American Heart Association honors Greenwich Hospital for stroke and cardiac arrest care

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Greenwich, CT (June 14, 2018) – The American Heart Association has recognized Greenwich Hospital with two awards for providing high-quality care to stroke patients and people who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.

Greenwich Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award for applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment protocols to improve patient care and outcomes.

In addition, Greenwich Hospital received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for treating patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.

“We are dedicated to helping our patients have the best possible outcome. Implementing the American Heart Association’s guidelines makes it easier for our teams to put proven knowledge and protocols to work on a daily basis,” said Norman G. Roth, president and chief executive officer.

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.