Rhode Island Hospital is the first hospital in the state to be designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
We provide care to more than 1,100 patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) annually in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
Comprehensive Stroke Centers demonstrate the ability to evaluate and treat the most complex stroke cases and provide comprehensive services focused on acute management, risk factor modification and recovery. The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Rhode Island Hospital does this in a state-of-the-art setting with access to the latest treatment and technology.
Comprehensive Stroke Centers are recognized as health care leaders and are responsible for setting the national agenda in highly specialized stroke care.
Such centers require major clinical services compared to primary stroke centers, the hospital’s previous designation. These advanced services include:
Learn more about what makes a Comprehensive Stroke Center so special.