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Stroke Care at West Penn Hospital

Stroke Care at West Penn Hospital

West Penn Hospital, a part of the Allegheny Health Network, is certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center since 2012. The designation applies to hospital-based stroke programs that meet the Joint Commission’s stringent standards for providing quality stroke care that consistently leads to better patient outcomes.

The Joint Commission’s thorough approach to evaluating disease management programs affords the staff at West Penn Hospital with opportunities to continuously improve their skills and knowledge. The Primary Stroke Center designation promotes a culture of excellence at the hospital and gives the community West Penn Hospital serves confidence in the stroke care quality they receive.

For more information about Primary Stroke Center certification, please visit

Primary Stroke Center