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Media Campaign — Stroke

Exceptional People. Exceptional Health Care. Certified Gold Plus Stroke Care.

2010 Joint Commissions gold seal Primary Stroke Center Quality Report
The report indicates that Altoona Regional's Primary Stroke Center has met all National Patient Safety Goals.

2010 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association - 2010 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Altoona Regional received the 2010 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award - (PDF)
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherance to all Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 6 of 10 Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

PA Dept. of Health - The Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in Pennsylvania
This report indicates that Blair County has a significantly higher rate of stroke deaths.

Video      
Altoona Regional Stroke Media Campaign tv commercial screen cap      
Billboards      
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Newspaper
Altoona Regional Stroke Media Campaign Ad    
Interviews
Dr. Dr. Mark Lipitz interview Janet Ashurst interview Altoona Regional Healthcare System stroke team in action commerical    
Dr. Mark Lipitz,
Medical Director,
Primary Stroke Center

Janet Ashurst,
R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.N.,
Neuroscience/Stroke
Clinical Coordinator
Stroke Team in action
(demonstration)
 



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