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.
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.
Percent of Stroke Patients Assessed for Rehabilitation
Percent of Stroke Patients Who Received Medication to Prevent Blood Clots at Discharge
Percent of Stroke Patients Who Received Medication to Lower Cholesterol at Discharge
Percent of Stroke Patients Who Received Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots by the End of the Second Hospital Day
Percent of Stroke Patients Who Received Treatment for Blood Clots Within Three Hours
Percent of Stroke Patients Who Received Stroke Education
Percent of Stroke Patients Who Received Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Leg Veins
Percent of Stroke Patients with Heart Rhythm Abnormalities Who Received Medication to Prevent Blood Clots at Discharge
The Miriam Hospital has received the 2012 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.More about this award
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 care. More about this award
Find out more: Stroke services at The Miriam Hospital
About the Data
The data on this site represent the time period of October 2012 through September 2013 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.