Torrance Memorial has received four distinctions from the American Heart
Association’s 2015 Get With The Guidelines® awards:
Stoke Gold Plus,
Heart Failure Gold Plus,
National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR)
Action Registry Gold and
Mission Lifeline Silver.
This is the third straight year Torrance Memorial has been recognized with
a Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in the Stroke category. This award
recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke
patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally
recognized, research-based guidelines.
It is also the third year Torrance Memorial has received a Gold Plus recognition
for Heart Failure. It’s awarded to hospitals that provide the most
up-to-date, research based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery
and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
It’s the first year Torrance Memorial has received that National
Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Action Registry Gold Award, which
recognizes success in reaching a higher standard of care for treating
heart attack patients.
It’s also the first time it has achieved the Mission Lifeline Silver
Award, which recognizes milestones in reducing barriers to prompt treatment
for heart attacks, beginning with the 9-1-1 call and continuing through
These accolades demonstrate Torrance Memorial’s continued efforts
in meeting the rigorous guidelines of care recommended by the American
Heart Association/American College of Cardiology.