Certified Stroke Center

Rapid response by our trained specialists improves your chances of recovery.

The Sooner, the Better

In a stroke emergency, it matters where you go for treatment and how quickly you get it. There is a small window of time to provide treatment for the best outcome after a stroke. Your best chance for recovery is rapid response by trained specialists—the kind of care you receive at a Primary Stroke Center such as Holy Spirit Hospital.

Advanced Certification Means Better Care

Holy Spirit Hospital has earned Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission, in conjunction with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This certification recognizes the high-quality care provided that meets the specialized and unique needs of stroke patients.

Our certification as the only Primary Stroke Center in Cumberland County means that patients find:

  • A medical team specially trained for stroke treatment, including ER doctors and nurses
  • A dedicated care unit where all staff is trained to meet the needs of stroke patients
  • Measures in place to provide the quick care that makes a difference for recovery
  • Specialists on-site who meet the unique needs of stroke patients
  • Proven practices of stroke care that ensure the best chance for a favorable outcome
  • Neurologists on call around the clock
  • A full range of therapy services to help patients recover

Recognized Excellence

Holy Spirit has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines®--Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award. The Award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care.

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