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St. Luke’s achieves Primary Stroke Center recertification

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St. Luke’s Stroke Center is proud to be re-certified by DNV as a Primary Stroke Center, affirming St. Luke’s readiness to handle a full range of stroke-related medical problems.


“This re-certification shows our commitment to deliver high-quality stroke care,” St. Luke’s Stroke Center Coordinator Diane Roach said. “Our team’s expertise allows us to quickly assess and treat strokes to provide the best possible outcomes. Achieving this re-certification reflects their commitment to excellence.”

The DNV Primary Stroke Center Certification is based on the standards set by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association. It demonstrates that medical centers address the full spectrum of stroke care – diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education – and establishes clear metrics to evaluate outcomes.

According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the number two cause of death worldwide and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability. To learn more about St. Luke’s stroke care visit

-- St. Luke's press release

St. Luke’s is now part of Aspirus Health. Aspirus is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin serving northeastern Minnesota, northern and central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The health system operates 19 hospitals and 130 outpatient locations with nearly 14,000 team members, including 1,300 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians.

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