In an addition to yet another feather on its cap, Wockhardt Hospital, Nagpur has recently been rewarded with Platinum status by World Stroke Organization, Geneva, Switzerland for excellence in stroke care.
This makes Wockhardt Hospital as the only hospital in the region to be given this esteemed status. It is for the second consecutive time that the organization has been provided with this title. Previously, in Q3, gold status was also provided to the hospital.
The World Stroke Organization is the only global body solely focused on stroke. With around 3000 individual and 90 society members spanning every global region, they represent over 55,000 stroke specialists in clinical, research and community settings.
The award has been given on the parameters of time taken for CT/ MRI and door to balloon/ needle time- actual treatment time.
“The Platinum award to our Hospital awarded by World Stroke Organization (WSO) is a result of consistent quality care of stroke patients presenting in the Emergency Room. Prompt, accurate and timely management of patients in both the Pre Hospital and in hospital settings by our team of qualified professionals has helped us achieve this reputed award. It is the dedication of the team that has brought us at this position and made us the only hospital in entire region to receive this stature”, said Abhinandan Dastenavar, Centre Head, Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur.
The dedicated team of Stroke Management at Wockhardt Hospital, Nagpur comprises of Dr. Amit Bhatti, Consultant- Neurology, trained and certified nursing staff and specialist Resident Medical Doctors who believe and act on the fact that in stroke management- Minutes save life.
The hospital also has a separate work flow to handle such cases- from identifying the stroke to begin the treatment. The emergency department staff receives a regular training for these work flows.
The treatment options available for stroke in Wockhardt Hospitals are Thrombolysis, Mechanical Thromboctomy and sx intervention. The hospital also has a comprehensive stroke care unit and conducts regular mock drills for proper training.
This award from the World Stroke Organization (WSO) acts as a platform to acknowledge excellent stroke care and honor the teams and organizations that go above and beyond in the care for their patients.