Erlanger specialists investigate use of stem cells to improve patient recovery after stroke

A new clinical research study at Erlanger Neuroscience Institute is helping neurology specialists determine if stem cells can improve recovery in patients with chronic disability as a result of an ischemic stroke. According to Erlanger specialists, post-stroke disability is a major public health issue, with nearly one-half of all stroke survivors left with permanent disabilities … Continue reading Erlanger specialists investigate use of stem cells to improve patient recovery after stroke

Erlanger’s “Compassion Closet” providing clothing for patients

Erlanger Health System’s “Compassion Closet” is an employee-led initiative that provides patients in need of essential clothing items after they are discharged. “Sometimes when a patient is discharged, he or she might have little clothing to wear, if any at all,” said Erlanger Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality Pam Gordon. “Having clean and … Continue reading Erlanger’s “Compassion Closet” providing clothing for patients