About Hendrick Primary Stroke Center
The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Hendrick Medical Center with certification as a Primary Stroke Center. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. Hendrick Medical Center’s Primary Stroke Center Certification has demonstrated that its program meets critical elements of performance to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke patients.
Hendrick Medical Center underwent a rigorous on-site review on April 13, 2012. A Joint Commission expert reviewed Hendrick’s compliance with the requirements for The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification program, as well as primary stroke center requirements, such as collecting Joint Commission core measure data and using it for performance improvement activities.