All Five Henry Ford Health Hospitals Earn Highest Quality Recognition for Stroke Care from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association

All five hospitals of Henry Ford Health, which are equipped to treat stroke, earned Get with the Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite status for stroke care excellence from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. This top-quality achievement recognizes Henry Ford’s commitment to ensuring patients with stroke receive the most appropriate and timely treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines grounded in the latest scientific evidence.

Henry Ford Stroke Centers Earn Advanced Stroke Certifications from The Joint Commission

Henry Ford Medical Center – Brownstown has earned an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital advanced stroke certification from The Joint Commission, making it the first freestanding Emergency Room in the State of Michigan to do so, and Henry Ford Macomb Hospital has earned recertification as a Primary Stroke Center.

5 Henry Ford Hospitals Earn Top Quality Recognition for Stroke Care Excellence

All of Henry Ford Health System’s five hospitals that are equipped to treat stroke earned Gold Plus and Honor Roll status for stroke care excellence from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

Women less likely than men to receive opportune care after stroke, study finds

Women are less likely than men to receive timely care for strokes caused by blockages in large vessels, known as emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO), according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Earns Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center again has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with its 2020
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