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Genesis HealthCare System Receives Stroke Award
Get With Guidelines Stroke 2022

Genesis HealthCare System Receives Stroke Award

Monday, August 8, 2022

Press Release

Zanesville, Ohio (Aug. 4, 2022) – Genesis HealthCare System received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. This award recognizes Genesis’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. 


“This award is important to us, as it demonstrates our commitment to high-quality stroke care,” said Bryan Bjornstad, M.D., Board-certified Neurologist with the Genesis Neurology Group. “By following the American Heart Association’s evidence-based guidelines to diagnose and treat strokes, we can continue to provide that care for our patients, saving lives and preserving brain function.”


The Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll is an additional component of the award. To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet quality measures developed with more than 80% compliance for 12 consecutive months for the “Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score.” 


To learn more about stroke care at Genesis, visit genesishcs.org/services-search/neurosciences/stroke-care.