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MULLICA HILL, NJ (October 13, 2015) – Inspira Health Network has been recognized with two Get With The Guidelines® achievement awards for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). Inspira Medical Centers Vineland and Woodbury were both featured by the AHA/ASA in the recent U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital publication.
“We are pleased to be recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with these awards for quality care,” said Paul Lambrecht, vice president of Quality and Patient Safety at Inspira Health Network. “Our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing patients across the region with quality stroke and cardiac care right here in their communities.”
Inspira Medical Center Vineland received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for quality care in the treatment of stroke patients. The Cumberland County-based hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. These measures include aggressive use of medications and risk-reduction therapies aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients.
Inspira Medical Center Woodbury received the Get With The Guidelines®–Resuscitation Gold Award for quality care in the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests while in the hospital. The AHA’s Resuscitation program was developed with the goal to save lives of those who experience in-hospital cardiac arrests through consistently following the most up-to-date research-based guidelines for treatment. Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, based in Gloucester County, has demonstrated adherence to protocols for patient safety, medical emergency team response, effective and timely resuscitation (CPR) and post-resuscitation care.
About Inspira Health Network
Inspira Health Network is a charitable nonprofit health care organization serving communities across southern New Jersey. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, several multi-specialty health centers and a total of more than 60 locations. These include urgent care; outpatient imaging and rehabilitation; numerous specialty centers, including sleep medicine, cardiac testing, digestive health and wound care; home care and hospice; and more than 30 primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Camden counties.
Together with its medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and other care providers, as well as more than 5,700 employees, Inspira Health Network provides evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Accredited by DNV Healthcare, the network’s clinical and support staffs are focused on providing quality care in a safe environment. For more information about Inspira Health Network, call 1-800-INSPIRA.