Tag - Stroke Center

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Re-certified as a Primary Stroke Center
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care
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Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease
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Stroke Center Covered in the Chicago Tribune

Little Company of Mary Hospital Re-certified as a Primary Stroke Center

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) is proud to announce it has been re-accredited and re-certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission – the independent, not-for-profit organization that reviews healthcare performance standards. After undergoing a vigorous certification process that involved an on-site evaluation and demonstration of compliance with…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

World Stroke Day is October 29th, 2015. Little Company of Mary Hospital’s Primary Stroke Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA), stroke is the fifth leading cause of death…

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Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease (also called carotid artery stenosis) is the narrowing of the carotid arteries, the two main blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. Age, unhealthy lifestyle and not effectively managing stroke risk factors such as high cholesterol can lead to carotid artery disease. Plaque, often caused by cholesterol deposits,…

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Stroke Center Covered in the Chicago Tribune

Our hospital was recently certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which means you can expect a top notch level of care when you are presented at the hospital with signs of a stroke. The Chicago Tribune recently featured the program: “Little Company of Mary steps up as a primary stroke center;…

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