'stroke' posts

NPR Airs Story on Stroke, Why Certified Stroke Centers like Swedish - Especially Those with TeleStroke Programs - are Making a Difference

SEATTLE, Dec. 14, 2009 -- Every minute-and-a-half, on average, someone in America suffers a stroke. That's 795,000 strokes a year -- a big toll by any measure. Strokes are the third-ranking cause of death and the leading cause of disability. But most stroke specialists think it doesn't have to...

Healthcare Informatics - When Every Second Counts

Healthcare Informatics, Dec. 2009 - When Every Second Counts - Cutting-edge hospitals are leveraging telestroke programs so neurologists can intervene when a stroke hits.

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Contracts with Cascade Neurologic Clinic in Mount Vernon to Make Subspecialty Care More Convenient North of Seattle

MOUNT VERNON, WA., July 30, 2009 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) in Seattle has completed arrangements with Cascade Neurologic Clinic to provide subspecialty neurological care in Cascade’s Mount Vernon clinic beginning mid-August.Cascade is a busy, three-practitioner cli...

Wenatchee World Online - Hospital gets help from Seattle for stroke patients

Wenatchee World Online, July 18, 2009 - Hospital gets help from Seattle for stroke patients

Swedish Neuroscience Institute TeleStroke Program Signs Contract with Lake Chelan Community Hospital

CHELAN, WA, July 17, 2009 – Lake Chelan area residents or visitors facing a potential or actual acute stroke will now benefit from a recently formed partnership between the Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) TeleStroke Program and Lake Chelan Community Hospital (LCCH) that will bolster the L...

Swedish's TeleStroke Program Featured in TV News Story on Effectiveness of Videoconferencing-Based Stroke Care

SEATTLE, May 28, 2009 -- The Swedish Neuroscience Institute's TeleStroke Program was featured in a story that KCPQ Television (Channel 13; FOX) aired today about how high-quality videoconferencing can increase patient access to stroke specialists according to an American Heart Association sc...

American Heart Association Recognizes Swedish's Stroke Program for Fifth Straight Year

SEATTLE, March 24, 2009 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) Stroke Program recently received the American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines™–Stroke (GWTG–Stroke) Gold Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes SNI’s commitment and ...
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