NOHN Earns Triple Gold

American Heart Association gold award seals for cholesterol (left), blood pressure (middle/top), and diabetes (right)

NOHN Earns Triple Gold

North Olympic Healthcare Network (NOHN) has received three American Heart Association outpatient program achievement awards for reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke among its adult patient population by improving high cholesterol, blood pressure management, and type 2 diabetes. The awards recognize a commitment to following the latest evidence-based care guidelines.

“We are pleased to be recognized by the American Heart Association for our success in meeting clinical guidelines developed to improve patient outcomes,” said CEO Michael Maxwell, MD. “These awards reflect the dedication and hard work of our clinical and quality teams and highlight the importance of providers and patients working together to manage cardiovascular risk factors.”

NOHN received the following achievement awards:

Change. Control. Cholesterol™ Gold recognition presented by the American Heart Association for its commitment to improving ASCVD (Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease) risk assessment AND having 70% or more of its adult, at-risk ASCVD patient population appropriately managed with statin therapy.

Target: BP™ Gold recognition jointly presented by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association for helping to control high blood pressure in at least 70% of its adult patient population.

Target: Type 2 Diabetes Gold recognition jointly presented by the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association for meeting specified thresholds for two clinical measures while improving quality of care through awareness, detection, and management of type 2 diabetes by educating and empowering patients with evidence-based information and tools.

The 2023 awards are based on clinical outcomes for the January 1 – December 31, 2022 reporting period.