Community Health Network physicians and clinicians provide medical and surgical management of adult and pediatric neurological and cerebrovascular conditions, disorders and diseases. Expert neurological physician expertise provides individualized medical and neurosurgical treatment plans based upon results of diagnostic testing. These comprehensive treatment plans provide a collaborative approach to meet the needs of the patients, their families and physician.
Dr. David Hall named to 2013 Best Doctors in America®
Neurosurgeon David C. Hall was was named to the 2013 Best Doctors in America® for neurological brain surgery in Indiana. This is a national organization that recognizes physicians, from various specialties, for clinical expertise and patient outcomes.
Community Hospital South awarded stroke certification from the Joint Commission; All Indianapolis-area Community Hospitals have designation, standardized stroke care
After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Community Hospital South has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Primary Stroke Center. Community Hospital North received the designation in May 2011, while Community Hospital East received it in 2008. The stroke certification for all Indianapolis Community Hospitals means standardized stroke care will be performed at each site. Full story >>
U.S. News ranks Community Hospital East 9th in neurology and neurosurgery in the Indianapolis metro area
Community Hospital East has been ranked ninth in neurology and neurosurgery in U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. News for the past 22 years, will also be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale August 30. Full story >>
Community Hospital North awarded certification from the Joint Commission
Community Hospital North has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of ApprovalTM as a Primary Stroke Center by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes Community Hospital North’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. Full story >>
Community Hospital East receives national award for stroke treatment
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded Community Hospital East a bronze Performance Achievement Award for achieving targeted percentages of Get With The Guidelines® Stroke performance measurements.
Get With The Guidelines® is a national quality improvement program that helps hospitals apply American Heart Association and American Stroke Association guidelines to the treatment of heart disease and stroke and improve patient care and outcomes.
To qualify for the award, Community Hospital East teams achieved at least 90 consecutive days of 85 percent or higher adherence to all stroke performance achievement indicators. Interestingly, Community Hospital East achieved 100% on all indicators during that specific time period!
“The Community Hospital East Stroke Team was extremely excited and honored to receive this bronze award,” said Deb Ferguson MSN RN Neuroscience CNS who commented for the stroke team. “This honor demonstrates the quality of stroke care provided to our patients and our community on a daily basis, along with the team’s goal to attain silver and gold status in future years.”
Learn more about stroke, including risk factors and warning signs