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St. Joseph Health Hospitals in Napa and Sonoma earn recognition for their care of stroke patients by the American Heart Association

10/22/2020

NAPA, Calif. – October 22, 2020 – St. Joseph Health hospitals in the North Bay—Santa Rosa Memorial, Petaluma Valley and Queen of the Valley Medical Center—recently earned recognition by the American Heart Association (AHA) for their commitment to providing the highest quality of stroke care.

In Napa County, Queen of the Valley received the AHA’s 2020 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll.

“I am extremely proud of our caregivers for their commitment to ensuring that our stroke patients receive treatment that exceeds nationally accepted, evidence-based standards,” said Larry Coomes, chief executive of Queen of the Valley. “In addition to their expertise, the compassionate nature of our caregivers is what makes the care they provide so unique and appreciated by their patients.”

In Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Memorial and Petaluma Valley Hospitals both received the AHA’s 2020 Get With The Guidelines® Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. Santa Rosa Memorial also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll and Petaluma Valley Hospital achieved the Type 2 Diabetes Target Honor Roll

“These awards recognize our hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing the highest standard of stroke and diabetes care,” said Tyler Hedden. “I am honored to work alongside such talented and committed providers who save the lives of our neighbors each and every day.”

To learn more about stroke care at our hospitals, visit stjosephhealth.org.

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