Our Comprehensive Stroke Center

When it comes to stroke, our team knows that "time is brain." At Jupiter Medical Center, our state-of-the-art Comprehensive Stroke Center is equipped with the most sophisticated technology to diagnose, intervene and treat strokes quickly. As an accredited leader, we stay on the leading edge of stroke diagnosis and treatment, and are certified to manage the most complex conditions.

Measurable Stroke Expertise

Jupiter Medical Center has been designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Earning this accreditation ensures that the hospital complies with the highest standards in clinical practice guidelines, performance measurements and continuous improvement programs for stroke patients. Our Comprehensive Stroke Center is also guided by the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and The Florida Health Care Administration (AHCA), the designation ensures that hospitals have developed system-wide initiatives on stroke prevention, rehabilitation, education, community awareness and research.

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) have recognized Jupiter Medical Center with the Get with the Guidelines® – Stroke GOLD PLUS honor which represents the highest levels of achievement by key quality measures.‚Äč

Coordinated Care

A stroke can be overwhelming. There is a large amount of new information to process, decisions to be made concerning treatment and care, and uncertainty about which steps to take next or where to go for assistance. This often leads to enormous stress for patients and their families.

At Jupiter Medical Center you don’t have to face these challenges alone – we can help. Our Stroke Coordinator can help you and your family – providing information, knowledge, support and guidance needed to manage your stroke diagnosis and treatment. No matter where you are in this personal journey, we respect what is most important to you and recognize that personalized and compassionate care enhances the quality of life you deserve.

Advanced Capabilities

Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Stroke Center meets rigorous standards for managing acute stroke emergencies. This includes availability of:

  • Advanced imaging, medical equipment and facilities
  • Neurological intensive care units (ICU) for critical care
  • Neurosurgical operating rooms
  • Step-down units or close monitoring as your condition improves
  • Doctors and other specialists trained in vascular (blood vessel), neurology, neurosurgery and endovascular (minimally invasive) treatments
  • Experience and knowledge of how to treat patients with complex types of strokes

Jupiter Medical Center has everything you need in one location, available around the clock, on any day of the year. Our rapid response teams include nurses who have specialty training in neuroscience nursing, and other skilled and supportive care providers.