At Presence St. Mary’s, we are an expert provider of emergent stroke care. Receive excellent stroke care right here at home, patients do not have to travel out of the area for cutting edge life-saving services.
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Neuroscience and Stroke Care at Presence St. Mary’s: Why Choose Us
We offer a full continuum of neuroscience and stroke care in our award-winning program featuring:
- Advanced Primary Stroke Center: As a certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, Presence St. Mary’s has long been known for stroke care excellence.
- Telestroke: With a stroke, every second counts. As the first health system in Illinois to connect all of our emergency rooms through telemedicine technology, our patients are able to benefit from an industry-changing telemedicine program. Telestroke virtually links Presence St. Mary’s with a team of specialized stroke physicians to quickly diagnose your neurological condition and work with the care team at your bedside. This technology offers the unique capability of actually reversing the devastating effects caused by a stroke. So, even if a stroke specialist isn’t on-site, their expertise is, making the best possible outcomes 100% possible.
- Multidisciplinary specialists
Neuroscience Treatments at Presence St. Mary’s
Stroke patients are treated immediately upon arrival at the Presence St. Mary's Emergency Department. An immediate CT scan will determine the course of treatment. If given promptly, a clot-busting drug can significantly reduce the effects of stroke and reduce permanent disability.
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Presence St. Mary’s Hospital
500 West Court Street Kankakee, IL 60901
To make an appointment or for more information, call 877.737.4636