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.

2020

Mount Sinai Hospital

Other Comprehensive Stroke Centers

All NYC Hospitals

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

89.4%

84.2%

83.9%

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

 

43.9%

43.8%

38.1%

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

 

0%

2.6%

2.3%

 

2020

MSH

AHA/ASA Target

The time from patient’s arrival in ED to  administration of clot busting drug (IV Alteplase)

41 min

Less than 60 minutes

The time from stroke patient’s arrival in ED to start of clot removal surgery

82.5 min

Less than 90 Minutes

 

The time from stroke patient’s arrival in ED to successful return of blood flow to the brain

 

109 min

Less than 120 Minutes