This advanced care designation by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organization offers tremendous advantages for the most severe stroke and cerebrovascular patients.
The experts in the Augusta University Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center deliver skilled, responsive stroke care that can save lives and prevent disabilities. Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the program is staffed by nationally renowned stroke specialists.
Augusta University Medical Center, located in the heart of the Stroke Belt, also recently received the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
A stroke, or “brain attack,” can change your life in an instant, especially if you don’t get a fast, accurate diagnosis and targeted care. As a Center of Excellence and one of the premiere stroke facilities in the Southeast, the Augusta University Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center offers state of the art medical care to stroke patients, both at our facility in Augusta, Georgia and remotely though REACH, our nationally recognized stroke telemedicine program.
The Primary Stroke Center at Augusta University has been named to the Target: Stroke Honor Roll by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for excellence in emergency stroke care.