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Rochester General Hospital is now a Comprehensive Stroke Center

Rochester General Hospital has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Jun. 24, 2019 2   min read

Rochester General Hospital has recently received certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and joins an elite group of hospitals that have the designation. With this certification, Rochester Regional Health continues to lead the way in elevating the care for stroke patients by improving access to immediate, life-saving treatment.

"This certification reflects our commitment to providing the highest level of specialized care for stroke patients, and is a major step forward for not only for Rochester Regional Health but for the region as well," said Kevin Casey, MD, president of Rochester General Hospital. "When it comes to stroke treatment, seconds count and the care we provide saves lives." 

Rochester General Hospital's efforts were recently highlighted by 13WHAM. View one of many successful stroke patient outcomes below. 

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Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. The faster the stroke is treated, the more likely the patient is to recover. Help save a life by recognizing the signs of a stroke, and where to go for help if and when it strikes.

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