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Every moment is a moment that matters. From emergency services to rehabilitation, Atlantic Health System provides the most comprehensive stroke care in the region. 

I knew that the faster we got him care, the better chance he had for a complete recovery. What I didn't know was the depth and expertise of the amazing team at Atlantic Health System.

June R., wife of stroke patient Barry R.
Read Barry's Story

A stroke, sometimes referred to as a “brain attack,” is a condition where blood flow is blocked to a part of the brain, resulting in cell death due to lack of oxygen. If enough brain cells are destroyed, the patient may experience long-term side effects, such as loss of memory and muscle control.

Learn more about stroke warning signs and risk factors >

Are you at risk for having a stroke? Take a short quiz now to find out >

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In-Transit TeleStroke Technology – "Stroke: Every Second Counts" on PIX11 TV

At the stroke centers of Atlantic Health System Neuroscience, we’re fully-equipped with high-tech interventions, like telestroke and clot-busting medications, that allow us to treat strokes with the speed and efficiency needed to improve the chances a full recovery. Learn more about all of our diagnostic and treatment options for stroke >

 Regional Stroke Network

Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center are state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Centers, anchoring a regional network of more than a dozen Primary Stroke Center hospitals in Northwestern New Jersey, including Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center. This enables our renowned neurophysicians to share state-of-the-art stroke diagnostic and stroke treatment technologies with colleagues at other institutions, ensuring that all patients receive the best care possible.

Stroke Medical Team

Our board-certified emergency medicine physicians, interventional neuroradiologists, neurologists, cerebrovascular neurosurgeons, endovascular neurosurgeons, and radiologists are supported by a team of nurse practitioners, internal medicine hospitalists and nurses with specialized training in stroke care.

Cerebrovascular Disease

Experts at our stroke centers are available around the clock to treat patients with cerebrovascular disease, a group of disorders affecting the blood vessels in the brain.

Locations

Chilton Medical Center

Hackettstown Medical Center

Morristown Medical Center

Newton Medical Center

Overlook Medical Center


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Stroke Quality Measures

Overlook Medical Center continually focuses on reducing the time to treatment for stroke patients. Our latest quality report covers our performance in 2017.

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