Vanderbilt Stroke Center Archives
Stroke team achieves top quality designation again
Jun. 21, 2018—The Vanderbilt Stroke Center team is better than gold, according to the American Stroke Association.
Initiative gives rural residents access to stroke care advances
Mar. 1, 2018—A Vanderbilt University Medical Center telemedicine initiative seeks to broaden access to advancements in stroke care for residents of rural counties in Tennessee.
Joint Commission renews Vanderbilt Stroke Center at highest certification
Jan. 11, 2018—The Joint Commission has again determined that the Vanderbilt Stroke Center merits the highest certification for providing complex cerebrovascular care.
VUMC achieves ‘Elite-Plus’ stroke status for third consecutive year
May. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) rapid response in treating stroke patients has received the American Stroke Association’s Honor Roll-Elite Plus recognition for the third consecutive year.
Clinical trial seeks to extend stroke treatment time window
Dec. 8, 2016—The Vanderbilt Stroke Center will participate in a national clinical trial to investigate whether thrombectomies can benefit stroke patients when performed beyond the currently recommended window of time for intervention.
Quick response key after chiropractic-related stroke
Dec. 1, 2016—Ashley Johnson suffered the same type of stroke after a chiropractic neck manipulation that killed model and social media star Katie May earlier this year, but the 29-year-old woman survived thanks to quick recognition and rapid response.
VUMC provides ‘Elite-Plus’ stroke response
Jun. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s rapid response in treating stroke patients has received the American Stroke Association’s Honor Roll-Elite Plus recognition.
VUMC teleneurology network sees growth in partner hospitals
May. 12, 2016—In less than three years, a teleneurology network launched by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has expanded from one partner hospital to nine.
Vanderbilt Stroke Center lauded by Joint Commission
Oct. 8, 2015—The Joint Commission has recertified the Vanderbilt Stroke Center for providing complex cerebrovascular care.
VUMC lauded for providing top quality stroke care
Apr. 2, 2015—The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has once again recognized the Vanderbilt Stroke Center for using scientific guidelines to provide top quality patient care.
Teamwork, technology help keep Stroke Center on top
Mar. 12, 2015—For nearly a decade, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been at the forefront of stroke treatment using endovascular neuro-interventional techniques. Similar to procedures done for a heart attack, interventional stroke treatment employs suction and retrievers to remove blood clots.
Stroke Center’s care quality efforts recognized
Mar. 6, 2014—The Vanderbilt Stroke Center has once again struck gold, receiving top honors from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.