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Capital Health Earns National Recognition for Excellence in Stroke Care

Capital Health Earns National Recognition for Excellence in Stroke Care

PR Newswire

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 9, 2020

Capital Health Regional Medical Center (RMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award

TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Health Regional Medical Center (RMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award. This award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

“When the residents of our community need the most advanced stroke care in the region, they look to Capital Health,” said Al Maghazehe, president and CEO of Capital Health. “Over the last decade, we have made an unparalleled commitment to providing high level stroke care. Our recognition through the American Heart Association’s Get

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Purdue veterinary medicine receives 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has been honored as a recipient of the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Presented annually, the national Health Professions HEED Award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine made the announcement Oct. 2. As an award recipient, the college will be featured, along with 45 other recipients, in the December 2020 issue of the magazine.

Dean Willie Reed said the award is a great reflection of the college’s deep and abiding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

“This award makes an important statement about the way in which our college doesn’t just talk about diversity and inclusion, but lives it,” Reed said. “The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

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Federal agency recognizes Fair Haven Community Health Care for excellence


NEW HAVEN — Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a “health center quality leader” by the Health Resources & Services Administration, according to a release.

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It is the fourth year in a row that Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized this way, according to the health center.

The Fair Haven center is the only health center in New Haven and one of only three in Connecticut to be “designated a 2020 Gold Award Health Center Quality Leader for best overall clinical performance,” the release noted.


Fair Haven ranked among the top 10 percent of health centers

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Frontier Nursing University Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

2020 Marks the Third Consecutive Year that FNU Receives HEED Award

Versailles, KY, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Frontier Nursing University (FNU) received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the third consecutive year that FNU has received this prestigious award. 

As a recipient of the annual Health Professions HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — FNU will be featured, along with 45 other recipients, in the December 2020 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. 

“The HEED Award process consists of a comprehensive and rigorous application that includes questions relating to the recruitment and retention of students and employees — and best practices for both — continued leadership support for diversity, and other aspects of

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Tobacco dependence treatment is critical to excellence in health care delivery

A UCLA-led report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine exposes what the authors call a weakness in the high-profile “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” published annually by U.S. News and World Report.

The data used to compile the rankings are collected from multiple sources, including outcomes reported to the Joint Commission, an accreditation agency. Every three years, hospitals are required to complete a comprehensive review by the Joint Commission to earn or maintain accreditation.

None of the top 20 hospitals in the 2020-21 U.S. News rankings reported to the Joint Commission on how they deliver smoking cessation care and treatment for tobacco dependence — which the paper calls a significant disconnect.

The authors suggest that reporting on tobacco treatment should be a required measure, not an elective one, for accreditation and recognition.

An honor roll for best

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