The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC)

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

   

The NECC 3rd Annual Summit Poster Presentations

Rhode Island Stroke Task Force, Rhode Island Department of Health and American Stroke Association

Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous t-PA in Stroke in the Elderly (85 years or older) Acute Treatment for Stroke
Shalini M Bansil, MD, Medical Director, Stroke Program, Overlook Hospital, Atlantic Neuroscience Institute


Assessing improvement in performance measure adherence using regression trend analysis;
Results from the Massachusetts Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry

Laura J Coe, MPH; Katrina D’Amore, MPH; H June O’Neill, MPH; Hilary K Wall, MPH; Cynthia L Boddie-Willis, MD, MPH - Massachusetts Department of Public Health; Lee H Schwamm MD, FAHA, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Judith A Hinchey MD, Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, MA


ADVANCING STROKE CARE IN CONNECTICUT
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Initiatives
Linda Cooney, MPH, BSN, RN, Connecticut Department of Public Health – Public Health Initiatives, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program


PERCEPTION OF STROKE RISK AND HEALTH CARE FOLLOW-UP IN AT-RISK WOMEN
Jennifer Dearborn, BA, University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Neurology, Farmington, CT; Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, Hartford Hospital, Stroke Center, Hartford, CT


IMPLEMENTATION OF GET WITH THE GUIDELINES - STROKE
at Forest Hills Hospital, New York
Ruban Dhaliwal MD, Ami Patel MD, Mandeep Saluja MD,Brenda Mendez RN, Mohammad Sheikhai MD


Enhanced Community Access to Blood Pressure Checks: Pharmacy Blood Pressure Kiosk Placement Program

Guthartz SD, Goldstein GP, Vaughn BC, Daya SM, Yi SS - New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NY; Duggal RM - Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY; Walsh EF, Angell SY - Hunter College of Health Sciences City University of NY, NY


The Introduction of the AHA/ASA Sharegivers Program into the Rural Community
Rebecca Louko, PT and Sharon Kenney, RN - Fletcher Allen Health Care – Burlington, Vermont


Stroke Care in Maine: Analysis of All-Payer Claims Data to Measure Stroke Quality of Care
Louder D, Maine CDC/DHHS Cardiovascular Health Program, Augusta, ME; Stein R, Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME; Keith R, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME; Zanichkowsky R, American Stroke Association – Founder Affiliate, Scarborough, ME

Inter-hospital Helicopter Transport in New Hampshire: Changes Over a Six-Year Period
Timothy G. Lukovits, M.D.; Susannah L. Von Iderstine, R.N. - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


NEW JERSEY’S STROKE CENTER ACT
Abate Mammo, PhD, Debra Virgilio, RN, MPH, Martin Gizzi, MD, PhD - New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the Stroke Advisory Panel


Safety of Thrombolytics in Patients with Malignancy and Acute Ischemic Stroke
Shihab Masrur, Abdul R Abdullah, Eric E Smith, Renzo Hidalgo, Ahmed El-Ghandour, Guy Rordorf, Lee H Schwamm
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


NEW JERSEY STROKE COORDINATORS CONSORTIUM
Increasing Stroke Knowledge through Community Based Education: New Jersey’s Innovative Initiatives
Angela N. McCall-Brown, MSN, RN - Atlantic Health Institute at Overlook Hospital; Johanna Demirjian, RN, MSN, APN, C - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton


An Innovative and Interdisciplinary Approach to Medication Management in the Stroke and Brain Injruy Patient

Joseph Braviak, MS, RPh; Carl Masslag, MBA, RPh; Monika Eller, OTR; Antoinette Gentile, OTR, Lauren McDonagh, PT; Laleh Jamshidi-Azad, RN, CRRN; Anna Barrett, MD; Alison Ritter


Community Education: Improving Stroke Awareness
Jennifer Ann Nascimento RN , Louise D. McCullough MD, PhD - Stroke Program, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT


New Jersey Stroke Coordinator Consortium (NJSCC): Stroke Professional Education in NJ

Shirley Shook, MSN, RN, BC, CCRN, Bayshore Community Hospital; Erin Winkels, BSN, RN, Kimball Medical Center


Stroke Awareness Impact of a Multi-Media Campaign
Deborah Spicer, RD, MPH; Tiana Howland, RN; Barbara Dennison, MD; Dayna Maniccia MS; Janine Jurkowski, PhD


Stroke Awareness Multi-Media Campaign in Central New York

Rochele Clark B.S., R.N. University Hospital; Sheree Murphy M.S., American Heart Association; Chrisitine Chalupnicki, R.D., M.P.H., NYSDOH CNY Regional Office


Using a media campaign to increase knowledge of the signs of stroke

Hilary K Wall, MPH; Kathleen M Foell, RD, MS; Cynthia L Boddie-Willis, MD, MPH - Massachusetts Department of Public Health