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Receive the best stroke facility treatment.

Deaconess Main Campus Hospital and Gateway Hospital are both sertified stroke centers. Does your hospital offer the best treatment available for stroke?



Qualities recommended by the American Stroke Association.
 
 Deaconess
  • Does the hospital have a dedicated Stroke Team available 24/7 to see patients within 15 minutes of being called?
Yes
  • Does the hospital have written guidelines for emergency treatment for stroke patients?
Yes
  • Are the Emergency Department personnel trained in diagnosing and treating acute stroke?
Yes
  • Are neurosurgical services available 24/7 and within 2 hours of when treatment is deemed clinically necessary?
Yes
  • Can the hospital provide neuroimaging services, such as MRI or CT scan, including interpretation, 24/7? Brain imaging should occur within 25 minutes of arrival to the hospital and results interpreted within 20 minutes of completing procedure.
Yes
  • Is the hospital lab available 24/7 with results being completed within 45 minutes of arrival to the hospital?
 Yes
  • Does the hospital have agreements with the local Emergency Medical System for consistent transport of stroke patients using HIGH PRIORITY coding?
 Yes
  • Does the hospital have the commitment and support of the medical organization as confirmed by the designation of a stroke center or neuro medical director?
 Yes
  • Does the hospital track patient outcomes, perform ongoing program evaluation, and strive for continuous quality improvements?
Yes
  • Does the hospital provide a minimum of 8 hours a year of continuing medical education for emergency department personnel and stroke team members?
Yes
  • Does the hospital conduct at least two annual programs to educate the public about stroke prevention, recognition and the availability of acute therapies?
 Yes