St. Joseph Stroke Center

In just a few seconds, a stroke can change a life forever. Strokes are the third leading cause of death and are the leading cause of adult long-term disability in the U.S. According to the American Stroke Association, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. About 795,000 people have a stroke each year and another 100,000 have recurrent strokes.

Joint-Commission_GoldSealSt. Joseph Hospital, which is recognized nationally for its care of stroke patients, is a primary stroke center. According to The Joint Commission, which bestows this designation, primary stroke certification is the Gold Seal of Approval™ for quality and safety. The center is recertified every three years.

The multidisciplinary stroke team, which is ready 24/7 to treat stroke patients, includes physicians from emergency medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, as well as nurses, therapists, radiologists, social workers, pharmacists and dietitians.

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LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | MEDSTAT | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

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