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Published on August 26, 2019

Alamance Regional Medical Center Receives Primary Stroke Center Certification

This certification recognizes hospitals with high standards for stroke patients.


Cone Health’s Alamance Regional Medical Center has obtained the Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers from the Joint Commission. This recognition indicates high standards for stroke patients. The Alamance Regional team was surveyed in mid-June and recently received confirmation of their certification. 

Alamance Regional Medical Center

Alamance Regional Medical


Receiving the Primary Stroke Center Certification means the hospital is able to provide expanded care to patients in Alamance County. Offering quality care for stroke patients means patients will have improved outcomes and an increased chance of recovery. 

The Joint Commission website says the following about this certification: “It is the best signal to your community that the quality care you provide is effectively managed to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients.”

The Primary Stroke Center Certification program is offered in collaboration with the American Stroke Association and is based on the Brain Attack Coalition’s “Recommendations for the Establishment of Primary Stroke Centers.”

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