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Stroke Outcomes

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Holy Name Medical Center is a Primary Stroke Center, as designated by The Joint Commission, the nation's leading healthcare evaluation and accreditation organization. The medical center treats strokes with clot-busting medications when necessary, and/or performs an emergency interventional surgical procedure called a thrombectomy, which removes a potentially damaging or deadly blood clot from a blood vessel in the brain.

Performance Measure

Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction (TICI) – Reperfusion grade of 2a or higher YTD 2024
TICI scale is a score that assesses the surgical treatment outcome and evaluates the restoration of blood flow to the brain. The percentage reflects the stroke patients with improved blood flow to their brain following surgical intervention at Holy Name Medical Center. 100%

Holy Name Medical Center 2023

Stroke volume and outcomes data are reported publicly per Primary Stroke Center requirements. This data reflects admissions to Holy Name and reported to the AHA/ASA.

Stroke Type 2021 Volume 2022 Volume 2023 Volume
Ischemic 175 205 179
Hemorrhagic 26 37 20
Transient Ischemic Attack 28 40 35
Total 229 282 234

Ischemic Stroke Interventions 2021 2022 2023 National Average
IV Thrombolytic Rate 14.8% 9.8% 11.1% 11.9%
Angiogram Complication Rate <1% 0% 0% <1%