Carolinas Medical Center Receives Gold Stroke Recognition

Gold Stroke Award for Carolinas Medical CenterCMC has obtained the second highest performance achievement award for advanced stroke care that is available from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Only the Gold Plus achievement award which requires compliance in five quality measures ranks higher than this award. This means the CMC team has provided not only exceptional acute stroke care, but has also been able to maintain it over time. This award reflects 24 consecutive months of compliance at a level of 85 percent or higher.

Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute-Neurology leads the region in advanced neurological care with treatment, research, rehabilitation and specialty programs found at only a handful of sites in the country. A comprehensive destination for the treatment of brain, spine and nervous system disorders. Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute-Neurology ranks at the top of comparable neurology centers across the country by NeuroSource for the last three years. Our Stroke Center is Joint Commission-certified as a Primary Stroke Center and is certified as a Stroke Center of Excellence by NeuStrategy, both nationally recognized designations for clinical excellence.