Each year, over 500 patients are treated for stroke symptoms at BIDMC.
Since 2008, BIDMC has been recognized by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as a Primary Stroke Service Provider. With strong, coordinated approaches to care, BIDMC's Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Radiology, Lab Services and Nursing staff work together to ensure safe, effective and efficient services.
BIDMC actively participates in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's "Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke" program - a national collaborative aimed at ensuring best practices and strong outcomes for all Stroke patients.
The information below tells you how closely BIDMC meets recommended guidelines for stroke care. For more information, click on the name of the measure. Learn more about Stroke and Stroke Patient Care and Treatment at BIDMC.
Emergency Department Stroke Care:
Inpatient Stroke Care:
Stroke Prevention at Discharge:
1 BIDMC performance data submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Heath, Primary Stoke Services Registry.
2 BIDMC performance data submitted to Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) program sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.
Last Updated: January 2014