Stroke Care

Leaders in certified stroke care

Ascension stroke care teams provide compassionate, personalized care.

Certified as Comprehensive Stroke Centers at Ascension

Ascension St. John Hospital in Detroit, Ascension Providence Hospital in Novi and Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo have earned certification as Comprehensive Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission. Our stroke care teams have met rigorous standards as they pertain to advanced imaging capabilities, 24/7 availability to stroke treatments and unique staff education focused on complex stroke patients. With this certification, the Ascension stroke teams are part of an elite group focused on highly specialized stroke care which ultimately leads to better outcomes for patients at a time when they need it most. Ascension specializes in neuroendovascular interventions for acute stroke care and the treatment of brain aneurysms.

Outcomes Data

Ascension stroke care teams regularly monitor carotid and cerebral angiogram procedural outcomes in an effort to evaluate and provide the safest care for all of our patients. Below is information regarding the most current outcomes data for each of our Comprehensive Stroke Center hospitals.

Ascension St. John Hospital Outcomes Data
2018 Outcomes
Target
30-day stroke & death rate following Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
3/74 = 4 % <6%
30-day stroke & death rate following Asymptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
0/72 = 0 % <3%
24-hour stroke & death rate following Diagnostic Cerebral Angiogram
0/108 = 0 %
<1%
Ascension Providence Hospital Outcomes Data
2018 Outcomes
Target
30-day stroke & death rate following Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
0/21 = 0 %
<6%
30-day stroke & death rate following Asymptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
0/23 = 0 %
<3%
24-hour stroke & death rate following Diagnostic Cerebral Angiogram
0/62 = 0 %
<1%

Ascension Borgess Hospital Outcomes Data can be found here.
Average total case times for a Neurointerventional Lab Thrombectomy:

Year Average Total Case Time
2017 47.3 minutes
2018 45.3 minutes
2019 29.7 minutes

Primary Stroke Center Certification

Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren, Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc and Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw have earned Primary Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association. This certification recognizes that the Ascension stroke care teams at these facilities provide advanced stroke care that meets the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients in an effort to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.

Outcomes Data

Ascension St. Mary's Hospital Outcomes Data
2018 Outcomes
Target
30-day stroke & death rate following Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
1/36 = 3 %
<6%
30-day stroke & death rate following Asymptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting
0/27 = 0 %
<3%
24-hour stroke & death rate following Diagnostic Cerebral Angiograms*
0/131 = 0 %
<1%

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