Marymount Hospital is certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Obtaining this certification signifies that our stroke program meets strict criteria required by the Joint Commission and the hospital has undergone a comprehensive on-site evaluation.Download the Stroke 101 PDF
This recognition also demonstrates that Marymount Hospital’s stroke care program follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve the outcomes for stroke patients.
Marymount’s multi-specialty team members from emergency department personnel to local paramedic squad members are especially trained on how to identify a stroke victim, assess the severity of a stroke and treat stroke victims. Our dedicated Stroke Unit for inpatient care ensures that our stroke patients receive exceptional care.
Know the Warning Signs of Stroke – Think FAST
F – FACE: If the person smiles, does one side of the face droop?
A – ARMS: If the person raises both arms, does one drift downward?
S – SPEECH: Can the person clearly repeat a simple statement?
T – TIME: If the person shows any of these symptoms, call 9-1-1 immediately