Primary Stroke CenterMary Greeley Medical Center is a Certified Primary Stroke Center

Our Primary Stroke Center certification is more than a certificate on the wall. It means Mary Greeley Medical Center is committed to meeting all the standards for quality stroke care. It also signifies to paramedics in central Iowa that stroke patients can be transported to Mary Greeley for emergency treatment. Immediate treatment is vital to stroke survival and minimal long-term disabilities.

Coordination of stroke care is vital to effective evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation. Physicians, nurses and clinical staff at the Stroke Center at Mary Greeley Medical Center work cooperatively to offer these services:

Recognizing Stroke

The key to effective treatment is recognizing stroke early. The sooner a stroke is properly diagnosed and treated, the better the chances of preventing brain damage. 

Our Staff

The Stroke Center at Mary Greeley Medical Center takes a team approach to evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with cerebrovascular diseases-- diseases affecting arteries in the brain or supply blood to the brain.

Pre-Hospital Care

Our paramedic specialists provide a comprehensive stroke assessment in the field. Specially trained registered nurses in our Emergency Department and board-certified neurologists are on call 24 hours a day to ensure expedited treatment of stroke.

Diagnostic Testing

Emergency diagnostic testing services, including MRI, carotid Doppler ultrasound, echocardiogram, CT scan and laboratory services, are available 24 hours a day to ensure proper and timely diagnosis.

Inpatient Care

Those requiring inpatient care stay on our Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU) and our Medical Telemetry Unit. The ICCU provides advanced care and monitoring.

Rehabilitaton Center

Our Rehabilitation Center has 10 private rooms, each providing a homelike setting for your rehabilitation.

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