Media Campaign — Stroke
Exceptional People. Exceptional Health Care. Certified Gold Plus Stroke Care.
Primary Stroke Center Quality Report
The report indicates that Altoona Regional's Primary Stroke Center has met all National Patient Safety Goals.
Altoona Regional received the 2010 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
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.
Dr. Mark Lipitz,
Primary Stroke Center
R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.N.,
Stroke Team in action
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