Video Feature: Stroke Q&A
Doctors and nurses in the Stroke Centers at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals answer common questions about stroke.
The Miriam Hospital has been certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. The Miriam Hospital has the distinction of having been the first in Rhode Island to be so designated, and remains the only facility in the state to be certified four times.
The Miriam Hospital's Stroke Center
received a 2009 Gold
Plus Performance Achievement Award from
the American Heart Association/American
Stroke Association. This is the
association's highest honor for stroke
Good information can help you make the best decisions about your health care. Our hospital is committed to reporting the quality of care we provide to our patients. The following reports give information about how we compare to other hospitals nationally and locally in key areas of stroke patient care.
About the Data
The data on this site represent a nine-month timeframe (from October 2010 through June 2011) and are the most recent available. They are reported to the Joint Commission as a core measure set in conjunction with the Get with the Guidelines program of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. For more information, please visit the Joint Commission website and the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines website.