Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Each year, more than 700,000 people experience a stroke, making it the nation's third leading cause of death. Holy Redeemer Hospital is a certified Primary Stroke Center. Each year, the hospital treats several hundred stroke patients in its emergency department and dedicated stroke unit. Holy Redeemer Hospital's stroke program was one of only a handful in Pennsylvania to receive a Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving at least one year of 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines program quality indicators to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.