Every neurology patient at NCH is covered by our neurosciences team’s ability to manage all aspects of stroke, stroke complications, brain disorders, movement disorders and pain issues. Our neurosciences team consists of:
As a Primary Stroke Center, Northwest Community Healthcare specialists have fast access to the Emergency Department, Radiology Department and neurological intensive care unit if needed to treat signs of a stroke. NCH is equipped with advanced diagnostic and treatment devices approved by the American College of Radiology for warning signs of a stroke, including:
NCH is one of four hospitals nationwide selected for the Adam Williams Initiative Grant. The Initiative provides training and equipment to military and civilian level I and II trauma centers across the United States for the treatment of severe traumatic brain injuries.
The grant will provide continued development of the community-leading expertise NCH has established in the field of neurotrauma and neurocritical care. It allows members of the Intensive Care Unit/ED team to get onsite training at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California. After the onsite training is completed, the Adam Williams Initiative Grant will also aid NCH in the implementation of:
For additional information about the Adam Williams Initiative Grant, visit www.awtbi.org.
Healthcare providers: For emergency or urgent intra-hospital transfers, please call our 24-hour Stroke Hotline at 847.618.8888.