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Award-winning stroke care

The excellence of care in our Stroke Center has been recognized locally and nationally, including: 

Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and now the added Red banner award for 2015

Regions Hospital received Minnesota's first Gold Plus rating awarded by The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for quality of patient care and outcomes.

Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification by the Joint Commission

We are honored to be Minnesota’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center offering the highest level of care for all stroke patients, from minor to the most severe. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission, accredits and certifies more than 19,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.

HealthGrades Award Recipient

HealthGrades is a leading independent healthcare ratings company.

  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke in 2012
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Stroke for 2 years in a Row (2011-2012)
  • #1 in Minnesota for Neurosciences in 2012
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Neurosciences Excellence AwardTM for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Neurosurgery Excellence AwardTM for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence AwardTM for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Neurosurgery for 4 Years in a Row (2013-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosurgery for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Neurosurgery for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)

Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more consecutive years and achieved Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes in 75% or more of applicable acute lechemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA and Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy within 45 minutes in 50% of applicable acute lechemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.