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Stroke Reports

Ischemic stroke patients who received medicine to break up a blood clot within 3 hours after symptoms started

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 79%
National Average 84%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Receiving medicine early can limit the damage and disability.

Ischemic stroke patients who received medicine to prevent complications caused by blood clots within 2 days of arriving at the hospital

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 97%
National Average 98%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Receiving medicine early helps treat blood clots and reduces the risk of complications.

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients who received treatment to prevent blood clots from forming anywhere in the body within 2 days of hospital admission

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 96%
National Average 97%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Receiving treatment early helps prevent new blood clots.

Ischemic stroke patients given a prescription to prevent complications from blood clots at discharge

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100% 
Kansas Average 99%
National Average 99%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Taking prescriptions may prevent future complications.

Ischemic stroke patients with an irregular heartbeat given a blood thinner prescription at discharge

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 98%
National Average 97%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Taking anticoagulants reduces the chance of another stroke.

Ischemic stroke patients needing cholesterol lowering medicine given a prescription at discharge

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 94%
National Average 97%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Taking statins helps lower the chance of another stroke.

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients or caregivers who received written educational materials on stroke care and prevention during hospital stay

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 98%
Kansas Average 91%
National Average 94%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Education helps patients live healthier lives.

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients evaluated for rehabilitation services

Lawrence Memorial Hospital 100%
Kansas Average 98%
National Average 98%

Higher percentages are better.

Why is this important?

Rehabilitation helps patients relearn lost skills and regain independence.

Source: Hospital Compare, October 2014 through September 2015