December 27, 2018 — After a rigorous on-site review, Englewood Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers for the fifth consecutive time since 2009. With this certification, Englewood Health joins an elite group of health care organizations focused on stroke care.
“Earning re-certification of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers is a strong testament to our ongoing efforts to bring the safest, highest-quality, and most technologically advanced care to our community,” said Warren Geller, president and CEO of Englewood Health. “We thank our doctors, nurses, and other staff for their tireless efforts to make us who we are and congratulate them on this recognition of excellence by The Joint Commission.”
Established in 2003, Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers is awarded for a two-year period to Joint Commission-accredited acute care hospitals.
“Englewood Health has thoroughly demonstrated the greatest level of commitment to the care of stroke patients through its Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers,” said Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. “We commend Englewood Health for becoming a leader in stroke care, potentially providing a higher standard of service for stroke patients in its community.”