In collaboration with The Joint Commission, The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association provide a comprehensive portfolio of stroke-focused certifications, available to all hospitals nationwide.
Patients and hospitals alike benefit from these innovative certifications.
Certified hospitals can provide improved efficiencies, reduced morbidity/mortality rates, improved long-term outcomes, and increased patient satisfaction.
The implementation of a stroke-center program has been associated with a decline in the average cost of treating stroke patients and a lower average length of stay.
Certified hospitals can stand out from competitors. With certification, hospitals have access to a comprehensive communications & marketing toolkit to celebrate and leverage the credential news.
Select the program that fits your hospital’s unique needs and goals. Learn more on The Joint Commission’s website.
is the most demanding and is designed for those hospitals that have
specific abilities to receive and treat the complex stroke cases.
is designed for hospitals providing endovascular procedures and
is designed for hospitals providing the critical elements to achieve
long-term success in improving outcomes.
- certification is for hospitals or emergency centers with a dedicated stroke-focused program.
Support & Resources for Certified Hospitals
Once certified, hospitals have access to an online community, education, resources, quality improvement consultants, a marketing toolkit, and the opportunity to participate in an advisory group.
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