Stroke and resuscitation programs at RUHS Medical Center earn top rankings

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Valley News - Health
MORENO VALLEY – The stroke and resuscitation programs at Riverside University Health System Medical Center have earned top rankings from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for their quality treatment of stroke, cardiac arrest and shock. The recognition marks the sixth consecutive year the stroke program at the 439-bed public teaching hospital in Moreno Valley has earned the gold plus award from the American Heart Association. Deborah Brehm, registered nurse and stroke program coordinator, credits the program’s success to its multidisciplinary team approach. “We rapidly identify and treat the nation’s leading cause of long-term disability,” Brehm said. “The faster a stroke victim can get to an emergency room for treatment, the greater chance we h
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