Summa Health System's neuroscience services offer diagnostic and treatments for neurological and spine disorders including back pain, neuromuscular problems, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, brain tumors and growths, aneurysms, balance problems and sleep disorders.
Neuroscience services combines physicians - in neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonary medicine and behavioral health - and other healthcare providers who treat adolescent and adult patients.
Summa Akron City Hospital's Center for Stroke Care has been recognized nationally to receive the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Summa is the only hospital in the Akron area to receive this award for the fifth year in a row. The award recognizes Summa's commitment and success in implementing quality stroke care, according to evidence-based guidelines.
During a stroke, time lost is brain lost. The award demonstrates Summa's commitment to being one of the top hospitals in the country for providing the right, quality care at the right time to stroke patients.
Get With The Guidelines provides hospitals with stroke treatment guidelines to ensure patients are started on aggressive therapies and medications that can help improve stroke patients' care and outcomes. Hospitals must follow these measures at a set level for a designated period of time to be eligible for this prestigious achievement award.