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. NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC 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. Learn more
North shore doctor helps patient at Stroke Center

Stroke Program Receives A Gold Plus Award and Elite Plus Honor Roll in 2016

NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC 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. Learn more

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

Millions of brain cells die each minute a stroke is untreated. Recognize the signs of a stroke!