Singing River Health System Recognized with Special Award


It’s the number five cause of death in America, but one South Mississippi health system is being recognized in the fight against strokes and for its commitment to quality stroke care.

Singing River Health System in Jackson County has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s “Get with the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold plus Quality Achievement Award.”

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This award recognizes hospitals’ commitments to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to the nationally recognized research-based guidelines, according to the latest scientific evidence.

Singing River Health System earned this award at both of its Jackson County hospitals by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period.

Wednesday at 12:30 pm, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association will present Singing River Health System with this prestigious award.