Neurological Institute Awards and Recognitions

Advanced Thrombectomy Capable Certification

We are proud to have the nation's 4th Advanced Thrombectomy Capable Center!

In order to receive this special certification, hospitals have to meet rigorous standards set by the Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association.

CHI Health Immanuel has the equipment, technology, and specially trained care teams to perform the latest advancements in stroke care treatment. All CHI Health Neurological Institute locations have been recognized by the American Stroke Association for our commitment and success in implementing higher standard of stroke care.

Providing cutting-edge interventional neurology procedures at Immanuel, and having streamlined transfer protocols from hospitals across our region, allows us to continue to provide the best stroke care in the region.

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Photo: (left to right) Dr. Sanjay Singh, Dr. Prasanna Tadi, Dr. Vishal Jani, and CHI Health Immanuel Hospital President Ann Schumacher.

Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Centers

All 7 of our CHI Health Joint Commission Certified Stroke Centers have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with Get with the Guidelines Achievement Awards. Awards are given to those hospitals that have consistently reached compliance measures in at least 85% or higher of all eligible stroke patients.

 

Stroke Treatment Recognition- 3 hospitals were Stroke Honor Roll Elite level- time to thrombolytic therapy within 60 minutes in 75% or more of acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA.

4 hospitals met Stroke Honor Roll level-time to thrombolytic therapy within 60 minutes in 50% or more of acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA.

 

Award Levels

Gold Plus Awards:

  • CHI Health St. Elizabeth
  • CHI Health Good Samaritan
  • CHI Health Immanuel
  • CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
  • CHI Health St. Francis
  • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy
  • CHI Health Lakeside