RWJBarnabas facilities recognized by AHA for cardiac and stroke care 

Six RWJBarnabas Health facilities were recognized by the American Heart Association July 14 with "2022 Get With the Guidelines" and "Mission Lifeline" awards for cardiovascular care in the stroke, heart failure and resuscitation categories.

"The framework developed to achieve these awards allows us to track and measure quality, exceed evidenced-based clinical guidelines, and provide superior patient outcomes," said Gary Rogal, MD, medical director for RWJBarnabas Health Cardiovascular Services. "Receiving this recognition reflects positively on the clinicians and staff that made it happen as well as the overall mission of RWJBarnabas Health to deliver quality and compassionate care for each patient we serve."

The six facilities awarded were:

  • Jersey City (N.J.) Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in  Somerville, N.J., and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., were awarded with the "Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus With Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite With Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll" award.

  • Long Branch, N.J.-based Monmouth Medical Center was awarded with the "Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus With Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll With Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll" award.

  • Newark (N.J.) Beth Israel Medical Center was awarded with the "Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Gold" award.

  • Elizabeth, N.J.-based Trinitas Regional Medical Center was awarded with the "Mission: Lifeline Receiving Gold" award.

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