It is the best signal to communities that the quality of care provided is effectively managed to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients.
The Primary Stroke Center matrix is based on the recommendations published by the Brian Attack Coalition and American Stroke Association statements for stroke to evaluate hospitals functioning as primary stroke centers. When in need of care for a stroke, Primary Stroke Centers are the preferred hospitals to go to. Look up the Stroke Centers nearest you on our map of all the Stroke Centers in the United States.
Valuable information is available to stroke patients and their families. more
Get With The Guidelines
Get With The GuidelinesSM (GWTG) is the premier hospital-based quality improvement program for the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. It is designed to empower the healthcare provider team to consistently treat patients with the most updated treatment guidelines. more