As Primary Stroke Centers, Both Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda offer comprehensive treatment from emergency care to rehabilitation, and features advanced evaluation, neuro-imaging, interventional neuroradiology and clot-dissolving treatments.
Prompt care is crucial in treating stroke patients. In the emergency department, our stroke care team quickly assembles the a team of health care professionals and medical technology for the most positive outcomes, including minimally invasive clot-busting technology.
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda are Primary Stroke Centers with the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission. Our trained stroke care teams deliver potentially life-saving care for ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. The Primary Stroke Center certification designates hospitals with advanced technology, infrastructure, staff and training to receive and treat patients of all ages with all types of strokes. As a Primary Stroke Center, we:
- Are prepared to treat all types of strokes quicker than non-designated hospitals
- Provide 24/7 stroke team access
- Utilize advanced imaging technology and protocols
- Offer seamless integration with the ER