American Heart Association honors Greenwich Hospital for stroke care

Monday, July 1, 2019
Greenwich, CT (July 1, 2019) – In keeping with its reputation for providing high-quality stroke care, Greenwich Hospital has been recognized with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award for applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatments.

“Ensuring patients have the best possible outcomes is a top priority. 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 of Greenwich Hospital.

Greenwich Hospital in recent months has expanded neurology services to five neurologists at Yale Medicine Neurology at Greenwich, including a neuro hospitalist for hospitalized and Emergency Department patients and a neurosurgeon who specializes in spine oncology.

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.