Stroke

Throughout human history – from factory assembly lines to computer processors – automation has given us a means to accomplish tasks faster. Atlantic Health System is finding ways to diagnose and treat strokes with the same level of efficiency. We recently introduced RAPID®, an automated software that greatly reduces the time it takes to transmit patient brain images to hospital systems and provider smart phones. This speeds the treatment decision-making process and allows us to perform endovascular clot removal on stroke patients who previously may not have been candidates for such a procedure. Read more about RAPID >


Stroke Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Stroke Caregiver’s Meeting
Anyone caring for a stroke survivor can receive mutual support and encouragement.
Third Thursday of every month, 2:00 to 3:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 6 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4412.
 

Stroke Support Group
Through sharing their experiences and concerns, stroke survivors and caregivers can receive emotional and educational support. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.
Second Thursday of every month, Noon to 1:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Conference Room 4
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.


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