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St. Joseph’s gains recognition

St. Joseph’s Medical Center has received advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accrediting body for hospitals and health care organizations. The recognition was granted in conjunction with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

As a certified stroke center, it signifies that St. Joseph’s is dedicated to better outcomes for stroke patients by demonstrating to on-site reviewers that its program has met critical performance elements based on national standards.