Houston, TX - 10/08/2012 - The Methodist Neurological Institute’s Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center, the largest stroke unit in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, is the first hospital in the United States to receive a comprehensive stroke center certification by DNV Healthcare Inc.
DNV’s Comprehensive Stroke Center certification was recently approved as a nationally-recognized program, and is based on recommendations by the Brain Attack Coalition, American Stroke Association, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Read Entire News Article
Houston, TX - 3/6/2012 Physicians at the Methodist Neurological Institute are studying the use of human stem cells as a possible treatment for acute ischemic stroke, a leading cause of death and disability. Each year, stroke affects more than 15 million people around the world.
Patients whose ischemic strokes occur within one to two days of being admitted to The Methodist Hospital in Houston may be eligible to enroll in the double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase 2 safety and efficacy trial of MultiStem®, a novel therapy being developed by Athersys, Inc.Read Entire News Article
Methodist’s Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center receives Achievement Award for quality patient care Houston, TX - 6/13/2011- The Methodist Neurological Institute's Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center received the American Heart Association's (AHA's) Get with the Guidelines (GWTG)-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. Methodist received this honor for its commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations. Read More