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CHI St. Alexius Health Nationally Recognized for High-Quality Cardiovascular and Stroke Care

BISMARCK, ND – CHI St. Alexius Health has received three American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines® and Mission: Lifeline® achievement awards for demonstrating commitment to following up-to-date research-based guidelines for the treatment of heart disease and stroke.  

Get with the Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline put the expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work for hospitals nationwide, helping ensure patient care is aligned with the latest evidence- and research-based guidelines. As a participant in both Mission: Lifeline and Get With The Guidelines programs, CHI St. Alexius Health qualified for the award by demonstrating how their organization has committed to improving quality care.

“CHI St. Alexius Health is committed to improving care by adhering to the latest treatment guidelines and streamlining processes to ensure timely and proper care for heart attacks and strokes,” Raumi Kudrna, VP of Patient Care Services. “The Mission: Lifeline and Get With The Guidelines programs make it easier for our teams to put proven knowledge and guidelines to work on a daily basis, which helps more people in Bismarck and our surrounding communities experience longer, healthier lives.”

CHI St. Alexius Health received these achievement awards:

  • 2022 Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • 2022 Mission: Lifeline – STEMI Receiving Center – GOLD
  • 2022 Mission: Lifeline – NSTEMI – GOLD

“We are pleased to recognize CHI St. Alexius Health for its commitment to caring for those in their community who need cardiovascular care,” said John Warner, M.D., FAHA, past president of the American Heart Association and executive vice president for health system affairs at UT Southwestern Medical Center, in Dallas. “Hospitals that follow the American Heart Association’s quality improvement protocols often see improved patient outcomes, fewer readmissions and lower mortality rates – a win for health care systems, families and communities.”