06/22/2022

Holy Cross Health Recognized by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
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For the 12th consecutive year, Holy Cross Health has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for the most up to date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in the communities served.

Holy Cross Health has achieved the Gold Plus Target Stroke Elite Plus TT2 Diabetes Honor Roll and Target Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll.

Here is a breakdown of the award:

Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus 
Hospitals achieving Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes in 75% of eligible patient treated in equal to or less than 45 minutes AND 50% of eligible patient treated in equal to or less than 30 minutes to improve quality of patient care and outcomes. 

Target: Stroke Honor Roll Advanced Therapy 
Hospitals achieving Door to Needle & Door to Device in ≤ 90 minutes in 50% of patients arriving directly and Door to Needle & Door to Device in ≤ 60 minutes in 50% of transfer patients to improve quality of patient care and outcomes. 

Target: Type 2 Diabetes™ Honor Roll - Stroke 
Hospitals that quality for Silver level or higher achievement award in Get With The Guidelines – Stroke and achieve an Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score of ≥ 80%.