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New brain surgery technology at Tacoma General promises to help stroke patients

Posted on Feb. 20, 2017 ( comments)
A new minimally invasive surgical device called the Apollo System promises to help surgeons at Tacoma General repair bleeding deep inside the brain for patients suffering hemorrhagic stroke.
Joy Cartwright

Fast, skilled response allows patient to survive a life-threatening brain bleed

Posted on Jan. 24, 2017 ( comments)
Joy is successfully recovering from a brain bleed thanks to the quick thinking of doctors at Covington Emergency Department and the skill of surgeons at Tacoma General.

Questions about stroke? Ask a stroke expert

Posted on May. 23, 2016 ( comments)
News image: After stroke, inpatient rehab helps patients get back to their lives

After stroke, inpatient rehab helps patients get back to their lives

Posted on May. 18, 2016 ( comments)

Good Samaritan's inpatient rehab unit helps stroke patients relearn the tasks of everyday living and ultimately get back to their lives.

Stroke Scan

MultiCare hospitals recognized for stroke care

Posted on May. 17, 2016 ( comments)
MultiCare Health System's hospitals have once again been recognized for providing a high level of stroke care.

Washington to benefit from $3.75 million in CDC funds to improve stroke care

Posted on Jul. 22, 2015 ( comments)

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is providing $3.75 million to improve stroke care here through the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke program — one of only six grants awarded nationally.

From life support to walking again: Phil's stroke recovery

Posted on May. 29, 2015 ( comments)
Phillip and Jackie Pope

MultiCare hospitals recognized for stroke care

Posted on May. 14, 2015 ( comments)

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association "Get With The Guidelines" program recognizes our hospitals for our high levels of care.

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MultiCare's Good Samaritan, Tacoma General hospitals achieve highest level of Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Posted on Feb. 14, 2015 ( comments)
The hospitals' Chest Pain Centers received the highest level of accreditation available from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
FES device Jeanette Cason

MultiCare researcher wins NIH grant

Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 ( comments)

A MultiCare researcher has won a National Institutes of Health grant for a study that could lead to normal walking for people with peripheral arterial disease.