Since 2011, Mary Lanning Healthcare has been accredited by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center (PSC). The MLH Stroke Program received recertification by the Joint Commission in October 2015. It is one of 13 certified Primary Stroke Centers in the state, serving patients in south central Nebraska and north central Kansas. The program utilizes the most current, evidence-based practices in stroke diagnosis, treatment, acute care and rehabilitation.
- From 2012-2014 our stroke service ranked 4th in the state of Nebraska and in the 10% of all hospitals nationally in terms of the stroke care we provide, patient safety, and positive patient outcomes according to Comparion Medical Analytics, Inc. 2015-2016 statistics are not yet available.
- We provide stroke certified stroke care 24/7, 365 days a year for acute stroke patients.
Research Driven Care
Research from the American Stroke Association shows that patients at a Primary Stroke Center receive a higher level of care with fewer complications, spending less time in the hospital and rehabilitation. Treatment in a Primary Stroke Center provides a safer environment, resulting in better patient outcomes.