Stories tagged with: Stroke

May 6, 2014 - 1:23pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States.

Every 40 seconds someone new suffers a stroke. Symptoms sometimes include tingling on one side of the body, sudden weakness or slurred speech. But, sometimes the signs aren't as noticeable.

"It might just be dizziness or some other vague symptom that might be hard to attribute to stroke," said Genesis Healthcare Neurologist Dr. Bryan Bjornstad.

Dr. Bjornstad said if any of these symptoms occur...

March 13, 2013 - 4:55pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare System has been awarded a primary stroke certification

It was received by genesis for the culmination of work the hospital has done to improve the care and treatment they provide to stoke patients.

Dr. Bryan Bjornstad, Stroke Medical Director, "But there are a different number of parameters and criteria that we had to satisfy in order to get the certification and we met those and need to improve on those and so it basically provides much better stroke care...

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