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Orange County Global Medical Center Receives Highest Certification for a Stroke Center

20:45 EST 8 Nov 2017 | PR Web

Orange County Global Medical Center announced it has passed the Comprehensive Stroke Certification Survey and is proud to be one of less than 200 Comprehensive Stroke Centers across the nation. Orange County Global Medical Center offers stroke emergency evaluation and intervention, stroke work-up, stroke treatment in accordance with guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association and post-discharge follow up.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (PRWEB) November 08, 2017

Orange County Global Medical Center Receives Highest Certification for a Stroke Center

Today, Orange County Global Medical Center announced it has passed the Comprehensive Stroke Certification Survey and is proud to be one of less than 200 Comprehensive Stroke Centers across the nation.

A stroke occurs when the brain is deprived of sufficient blood flow, leading to an interruption in the delivery of vital oxygen and nutrients. A delayed disruption to normal blood flow can cause lasting damage to brain tissue. Early administration is proven to improve long-term outcomes and the key to recovery starts during the first couple of hours when a stroke hits.

“Orange County Global Medical Center’s highly-trained stroke team includes board-certified stroke physicians, interventional neuro-radiologists, neuro-surgeons and other stroke care specialists who are devoted to delivering exceptional patient care,” said Orange County Global Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Suzanne Richards. “Time is precious when the first onset of stroke symptoms first occur. As a stroke receiving center, our team is skilled and experienced in treating stroke symptoms, fast.”

As a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the services Orange County Global Medical Center offers stroke emergency evaluation and intervention, stroke work-up, stroke treatment in accordance with guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association and post-discharge follow up.

For over 110 years, Orange County Global Medical Center, the oldest hospital in Orange County, has delivered innovative and advanced medical care to the Orange County community. Today, with its 282-licensed bed facility, it provides comprehensive healthcare for the entire family through its Trauma Center, Burn Center, Maternal Child Health program and more. Orange County Global Medical Center is designated by the County of Orange as one of only two Level II Trauma Centers and provides emergency services for more than 20,000 patients per year.

Contact:
Jeff Corless, Orange County Global Medical Center
(714) 676-8878 or Jeff.Corless(at)kpchealth(dot)com

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