Nuvance Health’s Danbury, New Milford, Norwalk and Vassar Brothers facilities have received American Heart Association Quality Achievement Awards. They were recognized for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks and for their commitment to managing heart failure patients.
Danbury Hospital and its New Milford campus also received American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines awards. Danbury Hospital earned the Heart Failure Gold Plus with Honor Roll and New Milford received the Heart Failure Silver Plus with Honor Roll. Both facilities also received the Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. Danbury and Norwalk hospitals and Vassar Brothers Medical Center earned awards by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment through emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries in heart attack patients coming into the hospital directly or by transfer from another facility.
Both Danbury Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center earned the 2021 Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus STEMI Receiving Center Achievement Award and Norwalk Hospital the 2021 Mission: Lifeline Gold STEMI Receiving Center Achievement Award.