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

The Joint Commission awards Erlanger Health System four new certifications; Erlanger East Hospital recognized for ensuring stroke patients receive most appropriate treatment

The Joint Commission recently awarded Erlanger Health System four Disease Specific Care Certifications to Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Baroness Hospital. Erlanger East Hospital received the Acute Stroke Ready Certification.  This certification recognizes hospitals that meet standards to support better outcomes for stroke care. Erlanger Baroness Hospital received the Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Certification.  Hospitals … Continue reading The Joint Commission awards Erlanger Health System four new certifications; Erlanger East Hospital recognized for ensuring stroke patients receive most appropriate treatment

Erlanger stroke program gains international recognition in Wall Street Journal

Breakthrough innovations in stroke treatment at the Chattanooga-based Erlanger Health System received international recognition in Tuesday’s issue of the Wall Street Journal.  The business-focused newspaper published two articles May 14 showcasing the latest technologies in treating stroke which were developed at Erlanger.  The lead article, titled “New Technology Promises to Speed Clinical Treatment for Stroke,” … Continue reading Erlanger stroke program gains international recognition in Wall Street Journal