Minnesota Stroke System ResourcesHow-To Guide for Applying for Designation
Step-by-step guide for navigating the web-based application.
How-To Guide: Minnesota Stroke System Stroke Hospital Designation Application (PDF, 2 MB, 16 pages).
Minnesota Stroke System Hospital Designation Toolkit
Toolkit for becoming an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.
Minnesota Stroke System Hospital Designation Toolkit (PDF 3.8 MB/53 pages) - UPDATED 9/20/2014
Brain Attack Coalition Recommendations for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals
Brain Attack Coalition Recommendations for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals (Alberts et al, Stroke 2013) (PDF 947 KB/14 pages)
Legislation authorizing the creation of the system Legislation passed in the 2013
Minnesota Legislature authorizes MDH to
designate hospitals as stroke facilities.
Download SF1034.2 (PDF 94 KB/2 pages)
List of Primary Stroke Centers and Comprehensive Stroke Centers - Minnesota (and along our borders in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin) Hospitals certified by The Joint Commission or HFAP as Primary Stroke Centers or Comprehensive Stroke Centers.
February 4, 2014 Webinar - Informational webinar about the stroke system application process.
- Download the slide deck (PPT 825 KB/20 slides)
- View the webinar via WebEx (streaming online). 31 minutes. (You may need to download the WebEx plug-in for your browser.)
- View the webinar in PowerPoint (PPT 110 MB, 31 minutes) (Please note that this is a large file and may take time to download. To play the presentation, move your mouse over the bottom of the screen. The Play button (and progress bar) should appear. Click the Play icon (a triangle) to start the presentation.)
- View the webinar in Windows Media Player as a WMV file (WMV, 105 MB, 31 minutes)
Who do I contact with questions?
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (651) 201-5436.