Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore was recognized by the Wisconsin Coverdell Stroke Program for achieving the fastest door to imaging time for the fourth quarter of 2016 among all 46 Wisconsin champion hospitals participating in the program.

The Coverdell Learning Collaborative conducts a performance improvement initiative focused on door-to-needle (DTN), a key factor in achieving optimal outcomes for stroke survival. Metrics are analyzed quarterly for the various processes and evidence-based practices involved in achieving a rapid DTN. For the fourth quarter of 2016, the group examined arrival to CT completion times.

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