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 Support Group
This group offers support and encouragement for recovering stroke patients and their caregivers.
Fourth Tuesday of the month; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 973-579-8620.


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