Quality and Outcomes

At University Hospital, our dedicated stroke team treats all types of stroke – even the most complex cases – through our comprehensive stroke center and medical team’s extensive expertise. We are the only hospital in San Antonio with a dedicated Neuro Critical Care Unit where patients receive specialized care from a trained neurocritical team during the most critical stages of the recovery process.

Our stroke team spends extensive time engaging in research and reviewing data, quality, outcomes and patient satisfaction reports so that we take the necessary steps to offer every patient the best care for the best possible outcome.

Stroke Volume Graph
*Data shown is through March, 2016.

Emergency Department arrival to TPA medication    Emergency Department arrival to TPA medication
tPA is a clot-dissolving medication effective in reducing or preventing damage to your brain tissues for up to 4.5 hours from when your symptoms began.

Graphic illustrates time it took to see a doctor once in our Emergency Department
This graphic illustrates the time it took to see a doctor once presented with symptoms in our Emergency Department.

Door to Surgical Intervention Graph
This graphic illustrates the time from arrival to vascular intervention.