“Mercy Health’s ‘Brain and Heart Plumbers’ Saved My Life”

At his age, 38-year-old Michael Putnam never expected to have both a heart attack and stroke in five days’ time, but beginning on October 30, 2018, that’s what happened. Following his Tuesday night routine of bowling with his team, Putnam didn’t feel well. When he went home, his symptoms included nausea and vomiting — along … Read more “Mercy Health’s ‘Brain and Heart Plumbers’ Saved My Life”

Stroke Patients Now Have 24-Hour Window for Neurointervention Care at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s for Acute Stroke Treatment

Patients who experience acute strokes can now be treated through neurointervention treatment up to 24 hours after their last known well time at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, which includes the use of RAPID software. RAPID (Ischemaview) is a software package that helps clinicians determine if neurointervention is a viable option for that patient. This technology … Read more Stroke Patients Now Have 24-Hour Window for Neurointervention Care at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s for Acute Stroke Treatment