Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center (owned and operated by Tenet) recently accepted the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has treated its heart failure patients according to the guidelines of care recommended by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology.
The American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines program is a quality improvement initiative that provides hospital staff with tools that follow proven evidence-based guidelines and procedures in caring for heart failure patients to improve outcomes, prevent future hospitalizations and prolong life.
"We are proud that the American Heart Association is recognizing Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center for our achievements in their Get With The Guidelines program," said Larry Coomes, CEO of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. "Get With The Guidelines gives our professionals the tools and reports they need to help them effectively treat our coronary heart disease and heart failure patients."
St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, another Tenet property, also received the award as well as an accolade for Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement.
Tenet operates ten hospitals in South Florida: 5 in Palm Beach County, 1 in Broward and 4 in Miami-Dade.