Certified Stroke Centers

In the Event of a Stroke You Want the Best Care Possible

The Joint Commission Logo Quality SealAbout 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke, according to the American Stroke Association. That means, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Stroke kills more than 137,000 people a year. That's about 1 of every 18 deaths. It's the No. 4 cause of death. On average, every 4 minutes someone dies of stroke. Far West Health System stroke specialists are working to change those statistics with help from the American Heart/Stroke Association and other health care organizations.

The following Far West hospitals have Joint Commission Certified Stroke Centers.

To find a physician specializing in care for stroke, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® line at 855-422-9378.