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St. Luke’s Health - The Woodlands Hospital Earns Comprehensive Stroke Facility Designation from State of Texas


HOUSTON (November 1, 2022) - St. Luke’s Health - The Woodlands Hospital has earned another recognition for providing quality stroke care with designation as a Comprehensive (Level I) Stroke Facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

“This recognition by the Texas Department of State Health Services adds to the list of reasons why our communities can trust our expert caregivers to provide the best care for even the most complex stroke cases,” said James Parisi, president of St. Luke’s Health - The Woodlands Hospital. “I’m exceptionally proud of our teams for earning this achievement and providing remarkable care to our stroke patients.” 

The designation from DSHS recognizes St. Luke’s Health - The Woodlands Hospital for its commitment to delivering safe, high-quality stroke care based on evidence-based protocols and a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment, management, and rehabilitation of stroke patients. DSHS determines eligibility based on a facility’s standing with The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies U.S. healthcare organizations and programs.

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at St. Luke’s Health - The Woodlands Hospital, a  DNV-Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, recently also received 2022 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll awards from the American Heart Association.

The DSHS Comprehensive (Level I) Stroke Facility destination lasts for a period or two years, ending October 1, 2024. 

About St. Luke’s Health

St. Luke’s Health is home to 16 general hospitals covering Houston, Brazos Valley, Brazosport, and Lufkin and includes Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, the research and teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine. St. Luke’s Health is also home to the Texas Heart ®Institute (THI), the top ranked heart center in Houston, and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, a nationally ranked NCI designated cancer center. Its integrated network of care includes more than 380 employed and 1,600 clinically aligned network providers, and more than 21,000 employees, providers, interns, and volunteers delivering high value, nationally-ranked quality care within a Christian ministry of healing. St. Luke’s Health is a member of CommonSpirit Health, a national nonprofit, Catholic health system with more than 140 hospitals covering 21 states and delivering care to more than 12.3 million patient visits annually. Learn more at stlukeshealth.org.

 

Publish date: 

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

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