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Stroke award for FH LIJ

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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 10:30 am

The stroke team from Long Island Jewish Forest Hills has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target Stroke Elite Plus recognition.

For the award, hospitals must meet quality measures to reduce the time between the patient’s arrival at the hospital and treatment with the clot-buster tPA.

Posing with the award are Neeraj Singh, neurologist; Madalyn Frank-Cooper, quality coordinator; Rohan Arora, director of LIJ Forest Hills stroke program; Susan Browning, hospital executive director; Teresa Murray Amato, chair of emergency medicine and Francine Kelly, senior administrative director, patient care services for the emergency department.

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