Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester, is among 43 hospitals in Virginia that have been recognized by the American Heart Association for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease and stroke.
These 43 hospitals are among 2,600 nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association’s “Get With The Guidelines” initiative to improve outcomes for Americans who experience heart disease or stroke.
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke are the number one and five causes of death in the United States, respectively. These health crises require swift and proven treatment to ensure the best outcomes for patients.
Each year, the American Heart Association recognizes hospitals across the country for consistently following up-to-date, research-based guidelines to ensure all patients have access to lifesaving care.
Other Hampton Roads hospitals that were also recognized this year, include Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, C...
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