Stroke Center

NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital are designated Stroke Centers, which means our emergency departments are able to rapidly diagnosis and treat stroke patients, and also administer brain imaging scans as needed.  NSMC neurologists conduct patient evaluations and administer clot-busting medications to those who need it. Both NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital have received American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Quality Achievement Awards (Gold Plus and Silver Plus).   Learn more >>
North shore doctor helps patient at Stroke Center

NSMC Recognized for High Standards in Stroke Care

NSMC Union Hospital earned a 2014 American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, while NSMC Salem Hospital earned a 2014 Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. Read more

Act F-A-S-T if someone is having a stroke

Recognize the signs of a stroke!