Innovations in Stroke Treatment Recognized
Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, the only one in central and northern Wisconsin.
The certification, granted by the Joint Commission, recognizes that Ministry Saint Joseph’s demonstrates its ability to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients by having specially trained Marshfield Clinic physicians, hospital nurses, support staff and brain imaging services available to provide fast, highly skilled treatment that improves stroke patients’ chances of recovery.
“Research has indicated that patients have better care and outcomes when treated at a primary stroke center,” said Michael Kryda, MD, hospital CEO. “The certification of Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center exemplifies the commitment of our stroke care team in making exceptional efforts to give patients the best, individualized treatment possible.”