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2014-08-01 12:26:08

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) helps prove that written care protocols can significantly improve the overall emergency care pathway for stroke, the nation's fourth leading cause of death in the US. The findings were announced this week at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 11(th) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Over the last decade, an accumulation of evidence has...

2014-07-28 20:24:37

Stroke is the number four cause of death in the United States SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center announced today that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Stroke is the number four cause of death and a leading cause of adult...

2014-06-11 08:26:37

New certification only held by 70 other hospitals in U.S. ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get them to trauma centers for the advanced care they need. That same concept has come to stroke care, as evidence grows that coordinated, advanced treatment can make a huge difference for patients who suffer a "brain attack." Recently, the University of Michigan Health System earned the nation's highest...

2014-06-06 16:23:22

PHOENIX, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several Banner Health facilities in Arizona have received a prestigious stroke award in recognition of their ability to better diagnose and treat stroke patients, to reduce death and disability among patients and to speed recovery. Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, Banner Desert Medical Center, Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Banner Boswell Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center received the...

2014-05-15 23:04:09

Hoboken University Medical Center Receives Gold Plus Status; Recognized for Implementing Specific Quality Improvement Measures Outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Hoboken University Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart...

2014-04-24 23:09:00

UVA's stroke program has received the highest quality award from the American Heart Association. Charlottesville,VA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The American Heart Association has recognized the quality and safety of UVA’s stroke care with two awards. UVA received both the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and made the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The awards represent the highest level of stroke quality recognition offered by the AHA. “We couldn’t...

2014-01-09 08:29:08

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) today has launched a 2014 national tour that will bring together physicians and medical personnel across the nation involved in stroke care to address current stroke treatment in the U.S. and the value of neurointerventional therapy in optimal stroke care delivery. Ranked the fourth leading cause of death in the United States by the American Stroke Association, stroke is a complex disease...

2013-10-26 23:03:46

St. Mary’s Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke care, gastrointestinal care and general surgery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. San Francisco (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 St. Mary’s Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke care, gastrointestinal care and general surgery by Healthgrades, the leading...

2013-10-15 10:30:52

Study Highlights: -Award-winning Get With The Guidelines-Stroke hospitals are more likely than Primary Stroke Center certified hospitals to provide all the recommended guideline-based care for patients. Award-winning Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke hospitals are more likely than Primary Stroke Center certified hospitals to provide all the recommended guideline-based care for patients, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The American Heart...


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