Hurley Medical Center earns stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The GuidelinesĀ®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. 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.

Hurley 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. These measures include evaluation of the proper use of medications and other stroke treatments aligned with the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States.

Patients who come to Hurley Medical Center can trust in follow up care through occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech/ language therapy to help them return to their life and activities. There is no better place for care.

Details: Visit services/stroke/. G.G.

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