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Hospital is honored

October 2, 2018

Word was recently received that Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk has been honored by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Faith Regional earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period.

“Faith Regional is dedicated to improving the quality of care for our stroke patients by implementing the American Heart Association’s ‘Get With The Guidelines’ stroke initiative,” said Jenny Simmons, the hospital’s cardiac care coordinator. “The tools and resources provided help us track and measure our success in meeting evidenced-based clinical guidelines developed to improve patient outcomes.”

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