Building the Case for a Primary Stroke Center
Originally presented Wednesday, March 3
|Wende Fedder, RN, MBA
Clinical Director, Neuroscience Institute
Alexian Brothers Hospital Network
Phil Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP
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
- 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
- Presentation Handout
- National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™ (NQMC) - Quality outcome measure reference website.
- Alexian Brothers Health System - Health system website provides an example of web marketing of stroke and neuroscience in community hospital.
- Brain Attack Coalition - Website contains written care protocols and other references established by the Brain Attack Coalition.
- The Joint Commission - Site provides detailed requirements for Joint Commission certification.
- Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp - Patient camp provides opportunity for patient interaction and reference for patients, family and social services.
Visit www.stroke.org/business for information about additional webinar programs being offered in The Business of Stroke series.