At UConn Health, a team of experts provides fast, efficient care for patients experiencing symptoms of stroke and personalized, ongoing care for patients who have already experienced a stroke or have other risk factors.
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Gold Plus Recognition
The stroke care team at UConn Health has been honored with the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. In addition, it is now a member of the Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. Recognition is for its commitment in providing rapid and appropriate stroke treatment to reduce the time between a patient’s hospital arrival and treatment with the clot-busting stroke medication tPA to reduce the chance of disabilities and death. Each year nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. In fact, a stroke strikes an American every 40 seconds and takes a life every four minutes.