In Southeast Texas, Baptist Beaumont Hospital is certified as an advanced Primary Stroke Care Center by the Joint Commission for Disease-Specific Care.
This certification is important to you and your family. Baptist Beaumont Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, which accredits health care organizations. The Gold Seal nationally recognizes healthcare centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke patients; centers that specialize in a more in-depth, higher level of care.
The higher level of care for stroke patients at Baptist Beaumont Hospital includes:
24-Hour ED Neurological Care
Whenever the Baptist Beaumont Hospital Emergency Department is notified concerning the arrival of a possible stroke patient, it quickly assembles a team of specialized personnel.
Our stroke team is on call 24 hours a day to provide rapid evaluation and treatment, including the latest in clot-dissolving drugs, to assure every patient receives the best treatment available in the shortest amount of time.
Using telemedicine technology – including robotics – members of the Baptist Beaumont Hospital stroke team are able to consult in “real time” with the stroke team, including specially trained Stroke Neurologists, at University of Texas in Houston. With telemedicine, these specialists can share their expertise in diagnosing and treating stroke patient within the critical three-hour treatment window.
At Baptist Beaumont Hospital, we are product to announce our newly established StrokeWise Support Group. As the only stroke support group in Southeast Texas, Stroke Wise provides survivors and their families a way to meet other stroke survivors or care-givers that understand what they are going through. The StrokeWise Support Group can provide patients and their families with coping mechanisms, educate them on the different stages of recovery or just provide someone to talk with.
StrokeWise meets at the Olga Wiess Auditorium at Baptist Beaumont Hospital, located at 3555 Stagg Drive. Please call (409) 212-7402 for more details.