Nationally recognized stroke care at University of Colorado Hospital
UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) in metro Denver is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. This means that we provide stroke patients the highest level of care possible. UCH recently earned its 3rd recertification for Comprehensive Stroke.
University of Colorado Hospital has the largest neurovascular service in the state. Our nationally renowned doctors offer highly specialized surgical techniques and interventional neuroradiology procedures not available elsewhere in Colorado. This means better results for patients who may otherwise suffer from irreversible brain damage or death.
Our quick response was recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) with their 2018 Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus award for outstanding care.
Our stroke outcomes
Many of the patients who come to us for neurological treatment were referred here by physicians who recognize our expertise in proven therapies and our high quality of care.
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Awards and recognition
Our “Get With The Guidelines” Designation
UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital is recognized for reaching an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85% or higher compliance to core standard levels of stroke care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® for 2 consecutive calendar years and for demonstrating 75% compliance to seven out of ten stroke quality measures. In addition, it is recognized for achieving Time to Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes in 75% or more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA and Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy within 45 minutes in 50% of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.