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Stroke Center


A stroke is a medical emergency, just like a heart attack, and medical help is needed right away. When stroke happens, Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Stroke Center is here to help, fast.

When Stroke Happens, Act Fast

Stroke can happen to anyone at any time, though your chances increase after the age of 50. The Mercy Stroke Center – available 24 hours a day, seven days a week – provides the best treatment options for people experiencing ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and even a heat stroke.

Our team includes:

  • Emergency Room Physicians trained at rapidly evaluating and recognizing patients presenting with Stroke/TIA

  • Expert consultation by board-certified:
    • Stroke and Vascular Neurologists
    • In-Touch® Tele-health services
    • Neuro-Interventional Neurologist
    • Interventional Radiologist
    • Neuro-critical Care Intensivists
    • Neurosurgeons

  • Stroke Certified Stroke Coordinator
     
  • Rapid Response Team
     
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy 

Mercy Stroke Center Achievements

Mercy Medical Center is recognized by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and was recently was recognized by The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite-Plus Honor Roll Certificate. This award recognizes Mercy Medical Center – Redding’s commitment and success in implementing a high standard of stroke care by ensuring that their stroke patients receive treatment that meets nationally accepted, evidence-based standards and recommendations.

Accreditations

xThe Joint Commission

  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center 

The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association

Gold 
Awarded to centers who meet achievement measure compliance for 24 months.

Gold Plus 
An advanced level of recognition acknowledging hospitals for consistent compliance with Quality Measures embedded within the Patient Management Tool.

Target Stroke: Honor Roll-Elite Plus
Awarded to centers whose “Time to thrombolytic Therapy” is within 60 minutes in 75 percent or more of acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV Alteplase ® (t-PA) AND whose time to thrombolytic therapy within 45 minutes in 50 percent of acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV Alteplase® (t-PA).

Support Group for Stroke

Shasta County Stroke Coalition
1100 Parkview Ave
Redding, CA 96001

Meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.
For more information please call: 530.225.7365 

 

Learn More About The Stroke Center At Mercy Medical Center Redding

For more information about stroke care, please call 530.225.7365. For a physician referral, call 877.929.5530 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor.