Accredited Stroke Center

Research Medical Center has developed a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to the Emergency Department. This includes always being equipped to provide brain scans, having neurologists available to conduct patient evaluations and using clot-busting medications when appropriate.

To receive the Get With the Guidelinesâ„  – Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award, Research Medical Center consistently complied for at least one year with the requirements in the program. These include aggressive use of technologies such as:

  • tPA
  • Antithrombotics
  • Anticoagulation therapy
  • DVT prophylaxis
  • Cholesterol-reducing drugs
  • Smoking cessation

Research Medical Center also provides the only transient ischemic attack (TIA) Clinic in the area offered five days a week for rapid diagnostic evaluation of TIA patients.

Whether you are experiencing a minor emergency or a life-threatening situation, we can provide the emergency care you need. We have convenient parking and easy access at 71 Highway and Meyer Boulevard.