BERWYN, IL – MacNeal Hospital has received a 2020 Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke GOLD Plus Award from the American Heart Association (AHA). MacNeal, part of Loyola Medicine, was also named to the AHA’s Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.
The Stroke GOLD Plus Award recognizes hospitals for adherence to the AHA’s in-hospital program for improving stroke care, based on “the latest scientific treatment guidelines.” The Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll distinction honors hospitals “engaging in advanced care for patients with heart failure and/or stroke and type 2 diabetes.”
MacNeal received the AHA Stroke GOLD Plus honor in 2018, 2016 and 2015. Earlier this year, MacNeal was named a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by IBM Watson Health. MacNeal is also recognized as a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.