Advanced Primary Stroke Care Centers
Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers Named Certified Advanced Stroke Centers
The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association have designated the following hospitals Advanced Primary Stroke Centers:
The Advanced Primary Stroke Certification recognizes stroke care programs that follow national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.
According to the American Stroke Association (ASA):
- About 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year
- Every 40 seconds a person in the U.S. experiences a stroke
- Over 4 million American adults live today with the effects of a stroke
Find more information about stroke, including:
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.