Stroke System Development

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Map of Trauma Service Area and Designation Coordinator Contact Information

Forms & Documents for Stroke Designation



Policy Statement regarding Comprehensive and Primary Stroke certification

For the purposes of Comprehensive and Primary stroke facility designation, DSHS will accept Comprehensive or Primary Stroke certification issued by either The Joint Commission or DNV Healthcare.
The Joint Commission:
http://www.jointcommission.org/certification/advanced_certification_diseasespecific_care.aspx

DNV Healthcare: http://dnvaccreditation.com/pr/dnv/default.aspx

For the purposes of Primary stroke facility designation, DSHS also will accept Primary Stroke certification issued by Healthcare Facility Accreditation Program (HFAP).

HFAP:  http://www.hfap.org/


Resource Documents

Policy and Procedure:- Facility with Conditional Certification as Comprehensive or Primary Stroke Center and De-Certification with The Joint Commission, Det Norske Veritas (DNV), or Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)PLEASE NOTE: The department may accept only Primary Stroke Center certifications by HFAP at this time.

Guidance for Change of Legal Owner of a Hospital Facility (CHOW) and/or Change in Physical Location of a Hospital Facility and/or Impact to Stroke Facility Designation


Useful Links
157.133 Requirements for Stroke Facility Designation
Links to RAC Web Sites
Texas Department of State Health Services Stroke Systems of Care Initiative


Stroke Facility Designation

List of facilities by Designation Level
Map of Stroke Facilities (April 2014)

 

 


 

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Last updated April 17, 2014