Press Items for Condition: stroke

NSMC Recognized for High Standards in Stroke Care
6/13/2016 - The Salem Gazette
North Shore Medical Center Salem Hospital and Union Hospital have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with the Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Award. Salem Hospital was also awarded Target Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll.
6/8/2016 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Salem Hospital and Union Hospital have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Award. Salem Hospital was also awarded Target Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll.
2/9/2016 - Salem, Mass. (February 9, 2016) – For the fourth consecutive year, North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The award recognizes NSMC as among the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
11/21/2014 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Salem Hospital has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke (GWTG–­Stroke) Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award, while NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn earned a Gold Plus ranking.
Act F-A-S-T For Strokes
After a long night of work at US Airways, all Ron Wilson of Peabody wanted to do was sleep. After a short nap, he got up because he had to take his children to school. But when he stood up, he noticed that he couldn’t feel the right half of his body. When he tried talking, his words were not coming out the right way....
Fast Treatment at a Stroke Center is Key to Survival
It was a Saturday night like any other. Peabody resident Robert Kelly, 84, and his wife, Peg, were at home watching the evening news on television. Suddenly, Kelly, trying to comment on the story they were watching, realized he could not form a single word. Whenever he tried to speak, noise would come out of his mouth, but it was nothing close to the words he was trying to say.