The Louisville area’s most extensive comprehensive stroke care network, with Norton Brownsboro Hospital at its core, is ready around the clock to deliver lifesaving and brain-saving care by restoring blood flow to the brain when seconds count.
The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association have recognized Norton Brownsboro Hospital with the prestigious Comprehensive Stroke Center designation for providing the highest levels of care. Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital are designated Primary Stroke Centers, and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital is an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital. The designations mean the facilities have achieved aggressive benchmarks to deliver improved outcomes for stroke patients.
The American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines stroke care program has recognized all four of Norton Healthcare’s adult-service hospitals for exceeding national averages in getting patients in the door and administering lifesaving treatment to restore blood flow to the brain.
An emergency stroke team at each facility stands ready around-the-clock to combat stroke emergencies.
Norton Neuroscience Institute stays at the forefront of advanced care with the latest in clot-busting medications, minimally invasive clot-removing procedures and advanced imaging technology. Norton Neuroscience Institute neurologists and neurosurgeons are on the leading edge of advancements in studying potential new treatments in clinical research trials.
Recognized Leadership in Stroke Care
Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals each were awarded a 2020 American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Stroke Care award. Norton Brownsboro Hospital received the highest possible award — Gold Plus.
Our team offers comprehensive care as you recover from stroke. Our providers specialize in diagnosing the cause of your stroke and managing your recovery to help prevent another stroke.
Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center is the area’s only center dedicated to helping you and your family navigate your lives after a stroke. The Norton Healthcare Foundation funds this important service, so patients don’t need to pay.
Dedicated patient navigators can help with transportation, schedule follow-up appointments and confirm that you can afford prescriptions. We provide support groups and exercise classes, develop customized diet plans and offer help with issues such as access to disability assistance, housing, and financial and employment advice.