DHMC's stroke team

Innovations in stroke care - from heart to head

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's stroke team provides expert care for patients throughout northern New England.

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DHMC nationally recognized for commitment to improving cardiac arrest survival rates and stroke care

American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines awards for proven dedication to ensuring in-hospital cardiac arrest, stroke patients have access to best practices and life-saving care

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DHMC awarded Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission

DHMC underwent a rigorous onsite review on March 15 and 16, 2022. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with related certification standards.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award to DHMC for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients

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Understanding the Signs of a Stroke

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Stroke Center encourages everyone to know the signs of stroke: using the acronym F.A.S.T. (Face, Arms, Speech, Time) helps you to remember and quickly respond

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COVID-19 and Stroke: It’s All about Prevention

Two main groups of COVID-19 patients have experienced strokes: people with existing risk factors, including hypertension and diabetes, and relatively healthy, young people with minor COVID-19 symptoms.

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Understanding Moyamoya

Moyamoya is a rare vascular condition of the brain, which results in an increased risk for a stroke called a TIA or aneurysm, which can lead to short-term or permanent brain injury.

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Samantha Houle

Our Patients. Their Stories. Samantha Houle

Samantha Houle was your typical college sophomore when she had her first stroke in the spring of 2014.

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