By Daily Record Staff
June 1, 2020
The Primary Stroke Center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) received an award from the American Heart Association (AHA) for its treatment processes for stroke victims.
The medical center received the 2020 AHA Get With The Guidelines-Stroke: Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.
The award recognizes the Primary Stroke Center at GBMC meeting specific quality measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients and for their commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive care based on the latest scientific evidence.
The Primary Stroke Center at GBMC achieved 85% or higher adherence in all measures for transient ischemic attack (TIA) and a rate of 90% compliance or higher for at least 12 consecutive months for diabetic patients. The award also recognizes 75% or higher compliance with five or more measures to achieve the Plus Award.
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