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The Joint Commission

Stroke certification by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center

May 23, 2013, 17:10 PM by Melissa Harman

The Joint CommissionUTMB was recently awarded certification by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Launched in December 2003, the program was developed in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, and certification is available only to stroke programs in Joint Commission-accredited acute-care hospitals. This certification recognizes the best practices for stroke care.  [read more]