The WVU Stroke Center has earned Primary Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission and is a recipient of the American Heart Association Gold Plus Performance Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll.

This certification helps the public know that we are nationally recognized for excellence and offer the best possible outcomes for stroke patients.Get with the Guidelines logos.

Joint Commission Certification

The WVU Stroke Center meets or exceeds national benchmarks.

The WVU Stroke Center provides:

  • An Acute Stroke Team that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including:
    • Emergency Medicine Staff, EMS and HealthNet Aeromedical Services
    • Neurology and Neurosurgery
    • Radiology and Neuro-Interventional Radiology
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Inpatient Clinical Labs
    • Rehabilitation Services
    • Care Management
  • Neurocritical Care and Stroke Units staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of registered nurses and therapists who have received extensive stroke education
  • A performance improvement process that uses the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Registry
  • Advanced diagnostic and imaging techniques
  • Prevention, early intervention, and rehabilitation services provided in the WVU Neurology Clinic for patients who are at risk for stroke or who have had a stroke

The WVU Stroke Center has earned Primary Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission and is a recipient of the American Heart Association Gold Plus Performance Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll.