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Joint Commission awards first comprehensive stroke center certification
Modern Healthcare

The Joint Commission awarded its first comprehensive stroke center certification to the Stanford Stroke Center at Stanford Hospital & Clinics in Palo Alto, Calif.

The comprehensive stroke center certification, developed with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, is the third disease-specific care program certification launched by the commission and follows the previous launch of programs for certification of primary stroke centers and advanced certification in heart failure, according to a news release.

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