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NEWS FROM THE NEUROSCIENCE PROGRAM Fall 2012

Troy earns certification making entire Beaumont Health System stroke certified

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Beaumont Hospital, Troy has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for stroke care. The Joint Commission, along with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently recognized Beaumont, Troy with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Beaumont, Troy earned this distinction after The Joint Commission conducted an on-site review in June 2012. “Beaumont, Troy is committed to providing our patients the highest quality stroke care centered on current scientific research to ensure continued improvement in treatment,” says Debra Guido-Allen, R.N., vice president and chief nursing officer. “With this certification, all three Beaumont hospitals now have certified stroke centers. This recognition highlights the exceptional care our stroke teams provide our patients, and helps us improve care for the communities that we serve.” “The Joint Commission commends Beaumont, Troy for successfully undertaking this challenge to elevate its standard of care and enhance confidence in the community it serves,” says Jean Range, M.S., R.N., C.P.H.Q. executive director, Disease-Specific Care Certification, The Joint Commission. In addition to certification, Beaumont, Troy and Beaumont, Grosse Pointe also received the Bronze Get With The Guidelines™ Award for their excellence in stroke care. Royal Oak was awarded the Silver Award in 2010. Beaumont, Royal Oak was awarded Joint Commission certification for its stroke program in 2006. The stroke center at Beaumont, Grosse Pointe was first certified in 2010 and recently earned recertification. After passing rigorous on-site reviews and examinations of patient care, Beaumont has been recognized as: *

• providing high-quality medical care that follows national, evidence-based standards • meeting the specialized needs of stroke patients • making exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes This designation is considered a “seal of approval” and recognizes the exceptional efforts of the Beaumont stroke care team in providing advanced care according to the latest stroke treatment standards.

*at time of print

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Neuroscience Update - Fall 2012  

News from Beaumont's neuroscience program

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