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HealthSouth earns center of excellence certification

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Colorado Springs recently was certified as a center of excellence by the Joint Commission, the  certification board for the nation’s hospitals. The distinction means that HealthSouth met certain core measures and improved others, said CEO Steve Schaefer. “We identified areas we wanted to measure, and then worked on improving those measures,”… Continue Reading HealthSouth earns center of excellence certification

Pikes Peak Hospital and Surgery Center has an agreement with HealthOne Stroke Care network and the Colorado Neurological Institute, Intouch Health and Blue Sky Neuroscience to provide telemedicine to stroke victims in Woodland Park and Teller County. The partnership allows PPRH to use the remote presence robotics system. Patients with stroke symptoms who arrive in… Continue Reading Pikes Peak Hospital begins telemedicine stroke program

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Penrose earns stroke certification from TJC

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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services was certified as an advanced primary stroke center by The Joint Commission, the main accrediting body for hospitals in the nation. The certification follows an on-site review last May and recognizes the hospital’s cohesive approach to foster better outcomes for stroke patients, said Margaret Sabin, president and CEO of Penrose-St. Francis.… Continue Reading Penrose earns stroke certification from TJC

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