Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2019. The award recognizes Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

To receive the Gold Quality Achievement award, hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for at least 24 consecutive months. The Gold Plus Quality Achievement is an advanced level of recognition acknowledging hospitals for consistent compliance with Quality Measures.

Additionally, CRMC earned further recognition for Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite, which means in 75 percent or more of acute ischemic stroke patients who were treated with IV tPA (current criteria) received thrombolytic therapy within 60 minutes.