Stroke

Regional Stroke System

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The Regional Stroke Systems Committee is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the Regional Stroke System of Care within the STRAC region. Through collaboration and consensus-driven practices, the Regional Stroke Systems Committee determines methods, requirements, and interfacility transfer processes most appropriate for stroke patients. Committee members include Stroke Program Managers, Registrars, ED Directors, Neurologists, and Neurosurgeons from Regional Stroke Centers as well as, EMS agencies and Emergency Medicine Physicians.

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Committees and Workgroups

Stroke Coordinators
Co-Chairs: Bonnie Blanchard, RN
Michele Patterson, RN
Meets: Second Thursday, Monthly
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Stroke Systems Committee
Co-Chairs: Lee Birnbaum, MD
Adam Blanchette, MD
Meets: Second Thursday, Monthly
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Stroke Systems PI
Co-Chairs: Lee Birnbaum, MD
Adam Blanchette, MD
Meets: Second Thursday, Monthly
7:30AM - 8:00AM

Stroke Resources

TitleCategoriesCreation DateLinkhf:doc_categories
Community Stroke Support GroupsJanuary 24, 2024quick-reference
Hospital Selection GuideOctober 1, 2023quick-reference
PI Case Review FormSeptember 1, 2023form
Regional Transfer PacketMarch 30, 2023quick-reference
Stroke Alert CriteriaJanuary 3, 2023quick-reference
STRAC RAPIDO Information CardOctober 13, 2022quick-reference
STRAC RAPIDO PlacardOctober 13, 2022quick-reference
Neurological Assessment ToolMarch 1, 2022form
Guidelines for Transfer of Acute Stroke PatientsFebruary 1, 2022guideline
EMS Time Out FormDecember 11, 2019form
HELP (Hospital Exec Leadership Protocol)February 1, 2015quick-reference

Designated Stroke Centers

Facility NameStroke DesignationMapMain Phone
BHS - St. Luke's Baptist Hospital
Map210-297-5000
MHS - Methodist Hospital
Map210-575-4000
University Hospital
Map210-358-4000
BHS - Northeast Baptist Hospital
Map210-297-2000
BHS - Baptist Medical Center
Map210-297-7000
BHS - Mission Trail Baptist Hospital
Map210-297-3000
BHS - North Central Baptist Hospital
Map210-297-4000
BHS - Resolute Baptist Hospital
Map830-500-6000
CSR - Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Medical Center
Map210-705-6300
CSR - Christus Santa Rosa Hospital New Braunfels
Map830-606-9111
CSR - Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills
Map210-703-8000
MHS - Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Map210-638-2000
MHS - Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Map210-757-2200
MHS - Northeast Methodist Hospital
Map210-757-7000
Connally Memorial Medical Center
Map830-393-1300
Peterson Regional Medical Center
Map830-896-4200