Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification recognizes those hospitals that have state-of-the-art infrastructure, staff and training to receive and treat patients with the most complex strokes. Select Memorial Hermann hospitals* have undergone rigorous surveys in which experts reviewed the hospital’s compliance with stringent Comprehensive Stroke Center standards and requirements, including advanced imaging capabilities, around-the-clock availability of specialized treatments, and staff with the unique education and competencies to care that support the highest level of outcomes for complex stroke patients.
|Discharge to community||2019||2020||2021|
|Skilled Nursing Facility/Long Term Care||11%||9%||10%|
|Long Term Acute Care||1.3%||2.5%||2%|
|Hemorrhagic (SAH and ICH/IVH)||1,074||1,017||1,127|
|Percent of patients treated with clot busting (thrombolytic) medication||21%||20%|
|Percentage of patients who were treated with mechanical endovascular reperfusion therapy**||22%||14%|
|**Mechanical endovascular reperfusion therapy consists of going in through the artery to manually retrieve a clot and/or administer a clot busting medication at the direct site of blockage.|
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