[Source: Wrangler News] – Chandler Regional Medical Center has received provisional stroke center accreditation from the Arizona Stroke Commission.
A specialized stroke-care treatment model was implemented in September at Chandler Regional and its sister hospital Mercy Gilbert.
Both are part of the Catholic Healthcare West hospital network.
Each center has also submitted an accreditation application to the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Center status, the designation for medical facilities that demonstrate exceptional effort in treating and improving long-term outcomes for stroke patients, and anticipate full approval early in the first quarter of 2011.
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