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Barnes-Jewish Hospital Receives Top Honors for Stroke Care

  • March 31, 2015
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been honored by the American Stroke Association/American Heart Association with the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke (GWTG–Stroke) Honor Roll-Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Certified as Level I Stroke Center

  • March 26, 2015
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Missouri’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center is now also among the first hospitals certified by the state of Missouri as a Level One Stroke Center. Level I Stroke Centers function as resource centers within a region, maintaining specialized resources for the most complex patients.

Mysteries of the mind unlocked at Brain Works event

  • December 3, 2014
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University Physicians are hosting Brain Works, a new and engaging event that merges science and theater to educate the community on the functions of the human brain.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital intraoperative MRI operating suite reaches landmark patient volume

  • May 20, 2014
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer patients the opportunity to have brain surgery using technology that reduced the need for follow-up surgery. Its neurosurgery team has reached a milestone by performing more than 1,000 cases using its moveable intraoperative MRI (iMRI) system – more than any other center in the United States.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital receives top honors for heart attack, stroke care

  • August 29, 2013
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital was recently honored by the American Heart Association (AHA) with two prestigious awards: the 2012-2013 “Mission: Lifeline Gold Award” and the “Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke” Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital receives advanced certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

  • June 20, 2013
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The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center is the first in Missouri to achieve Comprehensive Stroke Center certification. The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association certify Comprehensive Stroke Centers as industry leaders responsible for setting the national agenda in highly-specialized stroke care.

Think FAST during National Stroke Awareness Month

  • May 1, 2013
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When it comes to stroke, minutes matter. The brain is at risk from the moment the first symptoms strike, and every second that passes reduces the likelihood of a full recovery.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital stroke program recognized for timely treatment

  • October 15, 2012
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s stroke program recently received the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke (GWTG–Stroke) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association/American Heart Association.

Barnes-Jewish Expands Stroke Network to St. Charles County

  • May 1, 2012
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St. Charles County residents will now have even faster access to nationally recognized acute stroke care as the Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke Network enhances its ties with Progress West Medical Center and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.

Advanced technique wakes patients during complex brain surgery

  • April 5, 2012
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Twelve to 15 times a year, Washington University neurosurgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital put a patient to sleep, remove part of their patient’s skull, exposing their brain and then wake the patient up. These surgeons are performing one of the most dramatic and difficult of surgical procedures – awake craniotomy.
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