Throughout human history – from factory assembly lines to computer processors – automation has given us a means to accomplish tasks faster. Atlantic Health System is finding ways to diagnose and treat strokes with the same level of efficiency. We recently introduced RAPID®, an automated software that greatly reduces the time it takes to transmit patient brain images to hospital systems and provider smart phones. This speeds the treatment decision-making process and allows us to perform endovascular clot removal on stroke patients who previously may not have been candidates for such a procedure. Read more about RAPID >

Stroke Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Stroke Support Group
Stroke survivors and their families can meet for mutual encouragement and have their stroke-related questions answered.
Second Monday of every month, Noon to 1:00pm
Chilton Medical Center, Cafeteria Conference Room
For more information, please call 973-831-5385.

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