For 150 years, families from throughout the region have depended upon PeaceHealth Southwest. The medical center has grown along with the community. Today, the oldest hospital in the Pacific Northwest is among the most experienced, with renowned specialists in just about every medical field. Our pioneering medicine campaign captures our past and future. Past topics include: bone/joint health, spine health, breast cancer care, vascular surgery, women's health, heart care, and cancer care .
When it comes to stroke care, not all hospitals are alike.While more medical institutions are able to provide primary stroke care in their emergency departments, just a few have all the ingredients for a quality stroke program. PeaceHealth Southwest offers critical and life-saving interventions and complete rehabilitation services. If you live in Clark County or the region, you can depend on Southwest’s Stroke Center for pioneering efforts in brain and spine care. Our award-winning Firstenburg Tower includes the remarkable technology, including biplane catheterization. Plus, PeaceHealth Southwest has assembled a team of medical specialists who have advanced training in stroke care.
Hear the story of Maura Marchionni and the 'miracle drug' (5 min.)
Recognizing stroke as a medical emergency (30 second)
Hear the story of how New Year's Eve was a life altering holiday for Joan Cookman. (3 min.)
Read about Minnie Groom, a stroke survivor with a new lease on life .
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