Stroke Program Certification: Positive Impacts on Safety and Quality Care in the Piedmont Healthcare System
Piedmont Healthcare is a large hospital system in the Atlanta area, four of their hospitals are DNV Healthcare certified stroke centers – a designation they have held for the last 5 years. Since the date of certification and with each annual survey, the hospitals have experienced substantial growth through improved delivery of safe and top-notch quality stroke care.
Listen to our speakers discuss the process of achieving a DNV Stroke Program Certification and how certification has positively impacted the Piedmont Healthcare System. Our speakers will focus on specific examples of how patient care was improved and how that change can be made at your hospital.
- Discuss the various levels of stroke certification offered by DNV Healthcare.
- List sources and guidelines utilized in the development of the DNV Healthcare stroke certification standards.
- Describe the advantages of DNV stroke certification for an organization like Piedmont Healthcare.
- List examples of specific guidelines, standards, metrics, and opportunities that were reviewed at Piedmont and describe how they positively impacted stroke care in that organization.