Mobile, Ala. – Mobile Infirmary has earned the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Resuscitation Gold quality achievement award for their commitment to treating in-hospital cardiac arrest, ultimately helping to improve survival rates. Each year, more than 300,000 adults and children experience an in-hospital cardiac arrest. Survival from cardiac arrest largely depends on timely medical emergency team response and effective CPR.
The Get With The Guidelines - Resuscitation program was developed to help save lives of patients who experience in-hospital cardiac arrests by consistently following the most up-to-date research-based guidelines for treatment as outlined by the American Heart Association. This achievement by the Mobile Infirmary and Infirmary Health’s Heart & Vascular Institute (HVI) highlights the collaborative effort put into following protocols for patient safety, medical emergency team response, effective and timely resuscitation (CPR) and post-resuscitation care. Get With The Guidelines puts the expertise of the American Heart Association to work for hospitals nationwide, helping ensure the care provided to patients is aligned with the latest evidence- and research-based guidelines.
This achievement by the Mobile Infirmary and Infirmary Health’s Heart & Vascular Institute (HVI) highlights the collaborative effort undertaken by physicians, advanced practice providers, emergency physicians, nurses and other professionals who care for patients. This award-winning team provides some of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art heart care across the Gulf Coast Region. For more information about Infirmary Health’s Heart & Vascular Institute visit infirmaryhealth.org.