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Southeast Hospital Earns Prestigious AHA Quality Achievement Awards, Recognition in Latest Edition of U.S. News and World Report

Cape Girardeau, Mo.— Southeast Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s 2021 Get With the Guidelines (GWTG) Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award, GWTG STEMI Receiving Center Silver-Plus Award and GWTG Stroke Silver-Plus Award. In addition, the hospital is also recognized on the American Heart Association’s Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll, Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. and Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

The awards recognize Southeast for implementing quality improvement measures that ensure cardiovascular and stroke patients receive evidence-based, efficient and coordinated care, ultimately leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times and fewer returns to the hospital.

Southeast Hospital also has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News and World Report for its dedication to heart patients. Patients and caregivers can trust hospitals and health systems that participate in the ACC’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry and, based on stringent quality standards, receive the ACC’s recognition for delivering exceptional inpatient care.