Dr. Lamont Tyler serves as the medical director of specialty physician services at the Chicago, Illinois-based OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and has treated patients in Central Illinois and the northern suburbs of Chicago. Dr. Lamont Tyler’s hospital received the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke program’s Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in January 2016.
The Get With the Guidelines-Stroke program recognizes hospitals for their compliance with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Achievement Measures. Qualifying hospitals demonstrate at least 85 percent compliance and achieve at Participating status with the program; they must also submit an application. Award levels of Bronze, Silver, and Gold are accorded based on continuous performance, with Bronze recognizing a performance of 90 consecutive days and a Silver recognizing 12 consecutive months. Gold level awards go to hospitals that demonstrate a performance of 24 or more consecutive months.
Administrated by the American Heart Association, the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke program promotes consistent adherence to the latest scientific guidelines for treatment. It offers mutual benefits to hospitals and patients alike through patient resources, clinical tools, professional education opportunities, and a competitive advantage in the healthcare management. Additionally, it operates as part of a comprehensive group of programs designed to advance medical care and push for continuous quality improvement.
To learn more about the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke program and awards, visit heart.org.
As Medical Director of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center’s PromptCare, Dr. Lamont Tyler takes pride in the diverse array of services offered to all individuals on a walk-in basis.