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The Neurosciences at Tenet Health Central Coast unite neurology and neurological surgery to provide unsurpassed care in the treatment of your brain, spine or neck condition.

At Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, you have access to a specialized care team, dedicated exclusively to the treatment of brain and neurological conditions. Our brain and neurology specialists include experienced neurosurgeons, neurologists and certified nurses. Whenever possible, our neuroscience center uses minimally invasive techniques that promote faster recovery times. Some conditions that we treat include:
  • Strokes and mini-strokes
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Head and neck vascular injuries
  • Large vessel occlusions
  • Spinal injuries and compression fractures
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Uncontrolled nose bleeds
  • Diseases and conditions that can lead to stroke

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Stroke Outcomes

Our hospital outcomes are reported to American Heart/American Stroke Association and The Joint Commission to ensure quality outcomes. Here are two standards we track:

Average Door to Needle Times

This represents how quickly we are able to provide an intravenous "clot busting" medication for acute ischemic stroke.

Qt. 1Qt. 2Qt. 3Qt. 4

GOAL of 60 min.

Assessed for Rehab

Indicates % of patients who are assessed and receive rehabilitation services while admitted in the hospital with a diagnosis of stroke.

Qt. 1Qt. 2Qt. 3Qt. 4

GOAL of ≥ 75%

(Both of these measures are tracked and graded by American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Quality and Achievement program)

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