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Business of Stroke

Building the Case for a Primary Stroke Center

Originally presented Wednesday, March 3

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Business of Stroke - Fedder Wende Fedder, RN, MBA
Clinical Director, Neuroscience Institute
Alexian Brothers Hospital Network
Business of Stroke - Gorelick

Phil Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP
John S. Garvin Professor and Head
Director, Center for Stroke Research
Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

A program designed for stroke care advocates who want to become equipped to effectively educate and persuade administrators about the importance and financial solvency of primary stroke centers. Participants will learn about the critical components of primary stroke centers and the available resources that support a variety of development processes and needs. Faculty will reveal the future outlook for primary and comprehensive stroke center designation and the use of telemedicine to effectively diagnose and treat stroke.

Who Should Attend

  • New and Emerging Stroke Center Coordinators
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Finance Officers
  • Medical/Medical Staff Directors
  • Stroke Nurses
  • New Stroke Team Members
  • Neurologists
  • Emergency Department Physicians and Nurses

Webinar Program Agenda - Download Program Handout (pdf)

  • Why Should Hospitals "Do" Stroke?
  • Critical Components of a Primary Stroke Center
  • Advocating for a Primary Stroke Center to Administration
  • Supporting Resources for Stroke Center Advocates
  • What the Future Holds for Stroke Programs



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Visit www.stroke.org/business for information about additional webinar programs being offered in The Business of Stroke series.

This program is supported by GE Healthcare and by an education grant from Genentech, Inc.

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