HOUSTON (May 21, 2015)

This spring, the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) recognized the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus - Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus award.

This award recognizes adherence to the following criteria established by the AHA/ASA:

Each May, the American Stroke Association recognizes American Stroke Month, creating an opportunity to educate Americans about the dangers of stroke, raise awareness of the seriousness of strokes and teach ways to prevent strokes. Strokes are the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and the fifth most common cause of death. One out of six people will suffer a stroke in his or her lifetime.

The Get With The Guidelines award joins a long list of Mischer Neuroscience Institute’s accolades recognizing its commitment to quality outcomes and high-level patient care, including: