Stroke Care - Awards
HealthGrades®, the nation's leading independent health rankings organization, has recognized BMC with the Stroke Care Excellence Award™ for three years running, from 2010 to 2012. In addition, HealthGrades ranks BMC #1 in Massachusetts for the treatment of Stroke. BMC has been 5-Star Rated for the treatment of Stroke for six years in a row (2007 to 2012) and is ranked among the Top 5% in the nation for Stroke Care.
BMC was the first hospital in the US to receive the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, and has received Gold Plus honors for eight consecutive years. The American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines- Stroke helps ensure continuous quality improvement of acute stroke treatment and ischemic stroke prevention. It focuses on care team protocols to ensure that patients are treated and discharged using the highest standards of care.