Neurology

Outcomes

The Mount Sinai Comprehensive Stroke Center prides itself for maintaining a high standard of care when it comes to the management of patients diagnosed with stroke. We benchmark ourselves against other hospitals to ensure that compliance to the Joint Commission stroke core measures and other metrics remains high.

American Heart Association Award

2021 Data*

 

Mount Sinai Hospital

All NYC Hospitals

All NY Hospitals

Activation of stroke team to prepare for treatment before patient has arrived to the hospital

 

82.8% 45.9% 51.6%

Percentage of patients with an acute ischemic stroke who received clot removal and had blood flow successfully returned to the brain.

91.5% 85.2% 84.6%

Percentage of patients with an acute ischemic stroke who received clot removal that are able to regain functional independence three months later.

44.2% 41.1% 40.4%

Percentage of patients who had a brain bleeding complication after receiving clot busting drug (IV Alteplase or Tenecteplase)

0% 2.3% 2.4%

*Statistics are from January – December 2021 as reported by Get With the Guidelines Database