A stroke is brain damage caused by a blocked or bleeding artery in the brain. The American Stroke Association estimates that nearly 800,000 people will suffer a new or recurrent stroke this year.
Demonstrating Commitment to Quality Care for Stroke Patients
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes CHI Health St. Elizabeth for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get with the Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and achieving Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy <60 minutes in 50% or more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients to improve quality of patient care and outcomes. The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association does not accredit, certify or endorse CHI Health St. Elizabeth.
We provide rapid response in diagnosing and treating stroke patients. Our highly-specialized team collaborates at all stages of treatment using the most advanced research and technology.
The director of the Stoke Center is James Bobenhouse, MD, a board certified neurologist. For more information, contact our Saint Elizabeth Stroke Center coordinator at 402-219-7563.