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American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s “Get With The Guidelines” Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award

Silver AwardThe UK HealthCare Kentucky Neuroscience Institute Stroke Program has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s “Get With The Guidelines” Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes UK HealthCare and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute for commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

To receive the “Get With The Guidelines” Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award, the UK Stroke Program achieved at least 12 consecutive months of 85 percent or higher adherence to all AHA stroke performance achievement indicators, and concurrently achieved 75 percent or higher compliance with at least six out of ten stroke quality measures.

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