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 Joint Commission – the nation's largest independent
healthcare evaluation organization.
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
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.
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),
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.