Accolades for Winthrop

Vol. 17, No. 2
Spring/Summer 2007

  • Hand and Feet - From Buttoning to Toe-tapping, they're the 'Every Day' Tools

  • Advanced Wound Healing Comes to Winthrop

  • Winthrop Selected as National Training Center for CyberKnife�

  • Winthrop Celebrates Survivors

  • Healthy KIDS Takes the Show on the Road

  • Precious Purls Project Knits Memories for New Moms & Babies

  • Volunteer Louise Mazzaro Saluted for 33,500 Hours of Service

  • Smiles for Scott Foundation Brings Smiles to Pediatric Patients

  • Smiles for Scott Foundation Brings Smiles to Pediatric Patients

  • Golfers Raise More than $400,000 Under Sunny Skies at Winthrop�s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament

  • 10th Annual Opera Night Hits a High Note

  • First Annual Black & White Ball Raises More than $300,000 for CCK

  • Sleep Disorders Center Achieves Fourth Reaccreditation

  • Travel Smart: Visit Winthrop's Travel Center

  • Miracle Foundation Makes Second Grant of $50,000

  • Research at Winthrop Addresses Vioxx Heart Attack Risk

  • Accolades for Winthrop

  • New Smoke-Free Campus Policy

  • Michael Magro Foundation Donates VeinViewer Imaging System

  • Annual Swim-a-Thon Makes a Splash for Pediatrics

  • New Music Therapy Program Helps Patients Cope

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  • AHA/ASA Honors for Cardiac, Stroke Care

    The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) recently recognized Winthrop for its success in providing superior care to stroke and cardiac patients. Last year, Winthrop earned the Initial Performance Achievement Award in stroke care after joining the AHA/ASA Get With The Guidelines - Stroke program; this year the Hospital was awarded the Annual Performance Achievement Award for 12 consecutive months of successful participation. Earlier this year, Winthrop also joined the Get With The Guidelines - Coronary Artery Disease program, and was awarded an Initial Performance Achievement Award in that field.

    Trauma Center in the Top Five

    According to the most recent New York State (NYS) Department of Health report on trauma care, Winthrop's NYS-designated Regional Trauma Center was among the top five facilities in the state for trauma care. Winthrop was recognized for having inpatient mortality rates for trauma patients that were significantly lower than the statewide mean.

    Excellence in Surgical Care Improvement

    Winthrop was recently recognized for its deep commitment to the improvement of surgical care for Medicare beneficiaries. The Hospital was selected for the 2007 Quality Award in recognition of its participation and excellent results in IPRO's Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP). Of the 35 participating New York hospitals, Winthrop demonstrated the highest overall reduction in failure rate for the infection indicators. IPRO also recognized Winthrop for its "organization-wide commitment to quality improvement" and for its "sharing of best practices" as well as its agreement to act as a mentor hospital for the IPRO Surgical Care Improvement Project.

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