St. Joseph's recognized for quality heart care

(May 2015) --  St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement award.  The hospital is now part of an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The award recognizes St. Joseph’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of heart failure care by ensuring that heart failure patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure is an in-hospital  program for improving care by promoting consistent adherence to the latest scientific treatment guidelines. For more information about this program, please visit the Get With The Guidelines® website.