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Award recognizes hospital’s care for high risk heart patients
Bolingbrook – Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital has earned the ACTION Registry-Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award.

ACTION Registry-GWTG focuses on the care of high risk cardiac patients. The Platinum designation went to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital for consistently following treatment guidelines set out by ACTION Registry-GWTG for two straight years.

“This designation from ACTION Registry is a verification of the high quality of care available to heart patients at our hospital,” said Michael Koerting, director of Cardiac, Imaging and Rehabilitation at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. “We are glad to find out that our high standards have been recognized.”

ACTION-Registry supports efforts to reduce procedural complications for coronary patients, and helps institutions identify areas of excellence and improvement opportunities.

Hospitals that participate in the program adhere to American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association clinical guideline recommendations. They also show the connection between the use of evidence-based treatment and patient clinical outcomes.

ACTION Registry-GWTG is a partnership between the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association, with support from the American College of Emergency Physicians, Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

It’s the second professional designation earned by Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital for its cardiac care this year. This past spring, the hospital received the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award. It recognized the hospital’s commitment to and success in implementing exceptional care for heart attack patients.

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Adventist Midwest Health includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.

Physicians on the medical staff of Adventist Midwest Health Hospitals are independent contractors, and are not agents of the hospitals.

Media contact: Chris LaFortune, public relations specialist, Adventist Midwest Health, christopher.lafortune@ahss.org; (630) 856-2354.



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