TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Primary Stroke Center Certification.

TriStar Greenview underwent a rigorous review from November 23-24, 2020. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with related certification standards, including program management and delivering and facilitating clinical care. Joint Commission standards are developed in consultation with healthcare experts, providers, measurement experts, and patients.

"TriStar Greenview is proud to be a leader in stroke care for the southern Kentucky community,” said Dr. David Smith, Chief Medical Officer, TriStar Greenview. “We remain committed to providing the highest quality healthcare to the patients we serve.”

“Primary Stroke Center Certification recognizes healthcare organizations committed to fostering continuous quality improvement in patient safety and quality of care,” said Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital for using certification to reduce variation in its clinical processes and to strengthen its program structure and management framework for stroke patients.”

“We congratulate TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital for this outstanding achievement,” says Nancy Brown, chief executive officer, the American Stroke Association. “This certification reflects its commitment to providing the highest quality care for stroke patients.”

For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.