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For stroke victims, time is crucial

August 14, 2015 In the News

6ABC reports that Paoli Hospital ER staff immediately knew it was a stroke when the 26-year-old woman came to the hospital; because she'd gotten there so quickly, they gave her a drug to break up a clot in her brain.

About Paoli Hospital

Paoli Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital and Regional Trauma Center with outpatient facilities in Exton and Collegeville. Paoli has been ranked the seventh best hospital (three-way tie) in the Philadelphia region by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2018–19, and was ranked as high performing in the following areas: pulmonology, urology, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. Paoli is a multi-year recipient of the Premier “Award for Quality” and Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals® for providing superior patient care, and has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff.