Stroke care

National recognition

Stroke care receives national recognition

The Legacy Stroke Program is a nationally accredited stroke program, reaching the highest level of certification. The goal of these certifications and guidelines is to reduce death and disability from stroke.

  • Legacy Emanuel Medical Center: Comprehensive Stroke Center (DNV-GL Healthcare)
  • Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center: Primary Plus Stroke Center (DNV-GL Healthcare) – this means they are “thrombectomy capable”
  • Legacy Good Samaritan, Meridian Park, and Salmon Creek Medical Center: Primary Stroke Center (The Joint Commission)
  • Legacy Silverton Medical Center: Not currently certified, but functions/operates at the level of an acute stroke ready center where they utilize telemedicine coverage and can provide acute stroke care and then transfer most patients if admission is needed.
  • Get With The Guidlines is the premier hospital-based quality improvement program for the American Heart Association and the National Stroke Association, recognizing those hospitals that treat heart and stroke patients according to the most up-to-date guidelines. In 2020, Legacy stroke care received the following recognition:
            -  Legacy Emanuel Medical Center –– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll
            -  Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center –– Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award, Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll.
            -  Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center –– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll.
            -  Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center –– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll.
            -  Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center –– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll.
            -  Legacy Silverton Medical Center ––  Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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