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2 Abrazo hospitals earn top awards in stroke care

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Central Campus have earned the 2015 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients and delivering excellent patient care. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading… Read More →

8 Banner Health facilities earn stroke quality awards

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The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) have recognized eight Banner Health facilities in Arizona with the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award.  These Banner facilities earned the coveted Quality award by meeting certain quality achievement measures and seamlessly implementing crucial programs and procedures such as… Read More →

HonorHealth hospitals recognized for stroke care

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HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center, HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center have received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.  Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality helps… Read More →

Abrazo hospitals offer free stroke checks

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Abrazo Health is offering free StrokeCheck events  in May to raise  awareness about stroke  risk factors, symptoms and treatments. Stroke is the Number 4 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 129,000 people a year. Someone in the U.S. has a stroke once every 40 seconds, according to the American Stroke Association. Abrazo… Read More →

Two Valley Hospitals offer free stroke checks

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In honor of Stroke Awareness Month in May,  Mountain Vista Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital are partnering with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to offer free stroke-risk assessments through the health initiative, StrokeCheck. Hospitals will provide free screenings that may include blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, pulse checks for peripheral artery… Read More →

John C. Lincoln receives stroke award

NM Gold Plus Stroke Award

John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding… Read More →

Arizona Heart Walk Encourages Businesses, Individuals To Lead Healthy Lifestyle

Arizona Heart Walk - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

Achieving corporate health: American Heart Association’s Arizona Heart Walk encourages businesses, individuals to change the way they think about their health Richard Schulz, CEO of HealthSouth in Scottsdale and chairman of the American Heart Association’s Arizona Heart Walk, knows a healthy lifestyle doesn’t happen by accident. It takes work. And something else. “You have to… Read More →