Stroke Legislation Impacts Distribution of Certified Stroke Centers in the United States

Stroke, 18 June 2015

Background and Purpose—The number of certified primary stroke centers (PSCs) have increased dramatically during the past decade in the United States We aimed to understand the factors affecting PSC distribution in the United States, including the impact of state stroke legislation.…

Conclusions—State stroke legislation, a generalizable intervention, increased the number of certified stroke centers in the United States, potentially improving accessibility of standardized care for patients with acute ischemic stroke. Read more.

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