System Stroke Outcomes
Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification recognizes those hospitals that have state-of-the-art infrastructure, staff and training to receive and treat patients with the most complex strokes. Select Memorial Hermann hospitals* have undergone rigorous surveys in which experts reviewed the hospital’s compliance with stringent Comprehensive Stroke Center standards and requirements, including advanced imaging capabilities, around-the-clock availability of specialized treatments, and staff with the unique education and competencies to care that support the highest level of outcomes for complex stroke patients.
Discharge to Community Data
|Discharge to community||2017||2018||2019|
|Skilled Nursing Facility/Long Term Care||12.7%||14.4%||12.9%|
|Long Term Acute Care||2.4%||1.5%||1.6%|
Types of Strokes Volume
|Hemorrhagic (SAH and ICH/IVH)||745||983||1,069|
Patients with Complications Data
|Percent of patients treated with clot busting (thrombolytic) medication||14.6%||12.5%||11.2%|
|Percentage of patients who were treated with mechanical endovascular reperfusion therapy**||11.1%||10.6%||12.2%|
|**Mechanical endovascular reperfusion therapy consists of going in through the artery to manually retrieve a clot and/or administer a clot busting medication at the direct site of blockage. |
Stroke Patient Count by Age
*Data aggregated from outcome results for hospitalized stays across Memorial Hermann Hospitals: Texas Medical Center, Memorial City, Southwest, The Woodlands.