St. Mary’s Medical Center Awarded Advanced Stroke Certification from The Joint CommissionAug 12, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL- St. Mary’s Medical Center earns The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for the Advanced Stroke Certification.
Joint Commission standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. The reviewers also conducted onsite observations and interviews.
“This certification recognizes the amazing job our neurosciences team does provding high quality care and treatment, for those coming to our hospital for a stroke,” said Cynthia McCauley, chief executive officer for St. Mary’s Medical Center & Palm Beach Children’s Hospital. “I want to commend our comprensive stroke center staff for the dedication and hard work they put in to earn this recognition, and more importantly, saving lives in our community.”
“We congratulate St. Mary’s Medical Center for this outstanding achievement,” says Nancy Brown, chief executive officer, the American Stroke Association. “This certification reflects its commitment to providing the highest quality of care for stroke patients.”
Our comprehensive stroke center is equipped with some of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advances to quicky and accurately diagnose and treat stroke patients. Patients at our center benefit from a range of comprehensive medical, surgical and minimally invasive treatment options, as well as access to clinical trial and research.
The multidisciplinary team of physicians and specialists who are part of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at St. Mary’s includes emergency medicine physicians, neurohospitalists, vascular neurosurgeons, interventional neurologists, intensivisits, rehabilitation specialists and nurses with neuro training.