Denver Health recently received two awards from the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Get With The Guidelines program for Heart Failure and Coronary Artery Disease.
Denver Health received the Gold Performance Achievement Award for Coronary Artery Disease for having 85 percent compliance for 24 consecutive months in meeting the AHA’s guidelines in treating coronary artery disease.
The Silver Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure was presented to Denver Health for achieving at least 85 percent compliance for 12 consecutive months in meeting the AHA’s guidelines in treating coronary artery disease.
“We are committed to building a stronger cardiac care unit to better care for our patients,” said Mori Krantz, M.D., director, cardiac risk reduction, Denver Health.
“It is very rewarding to have our commitment and high quality care recognized by the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program.”
Get With The GuidelinesSM is the American Heart Association’s quality improvement initiative designed to ensure that hospitals consistently care for cardiac and coronary artery disease following the most up-to-date guidelines and recommendations.
More than 1,450 hospitals participate in the GWTG initiative. For more information about Denver Health, visit www.denverhealth.org.