Hospital Honored with Gold Performance Award for Heart Care
Holland Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2013 – one of only 32 hospitals nationwide to do so. The award recognizes Holland Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients, using the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
“To receive the ACTION Registry–GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award, we have consistently followed the treatment guidelines in ACTION Registry–GWTG for 8 consecutive quarters and met a performance standard of 90% for specific performance measures,” explains Todd Knight, MSN, RN, CVRN, Director of Invasive / Interventional Procedures for Holland Hospital. “We have an outstanding team which allows us to provide this highest level of heart care services to our community.”
ACTION Registry–GWTG is a partnership between the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association with partnering support from the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. “The American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association commend Holland Hospital for its success in implementing standards of care and protocols,” says James Jollis, MD, FACC, ACTION Registry-GWTG Chair and Professor of Medicine and Radiology at Duke University Hospital. “The full implementation of acute and secondary prevention guideline-recommended therapy is a critical step in saving the lives and improving outcomes of heart attack patients.”