Erlanger East Hospital Earns national recognition for heart and stroke care

Erlanger East Hospital has been awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification, as well as Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.

The hospital underwent rigorous onsite reviews to assess its compliance with national disease-specific care standards, as well as chest pain and stroke-specific requirements.

“Erlanger East Hospital is committed to becoming a leader in chest pain and stroke care and these certifications recognize that East is equipped to treat chest pain and stroke patients with timely, evidence-based care,” states Phil Jackson, CEO of Erlanger East Hospital.

In addition to The Joint Commission certifications, Erlanger East Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines® — Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award. This award recognizes East’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Learn more about Erlanger East’s Joint Commission Certifications.