From emergency to community, the Saint Alphonsus Primary Stroke Center offers the full continuum of comprehensive care for stroke patients from Boise, Idaho to Baker City, Oregon. Saint Alphonsus was the first hospital in Idaho and the region to receive this prestigious clinical distinction from the Joint Commission and the only hospital in Idaho to offer Telestroke services to communities who would otherwise not have access to life-saving stroke care.
The Stroke Center at Saint Alphonsus offers the most advanced healing care possible, including:
- Life Flight Network air medical transport to help ensure rapid treatment for stroke victims throughout Idaho and Oregon
- A dedicated stroke response team in the emergency department.
- Nursing staff that is specially trained and certified to caring for stroke patients.
- State-of-the-art equipment, such as the Biplane Angiography Suite.
- A large and experienced neurointerventional radiologist group. This group of specially trained physicians is able to diagnose and treat disorders of the blood vessels of the spine, neck and head with minimally invasive procedures, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Inpatient and outpatient stroke therapy programs staffed by specially trained therapists in stroke care.
- Idaho's only 640 Slice CT Scanner - the most advanced CT scanner available
- Telestroke capabilities in rural emergency departments to provide quicker stroke care for patients who present there
Learn more about the signs and symptoms of stroke and how stroke is treated using the links in the left column of this page. Remember, a stroke is a medical emergency. If you're experiencing signs and symptoms of a stroke, call 911.
The Saint Alphonsus Primary Stroke Center is located on the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center campus in Boise, Idaho. For more information on our stroke services, call 208-367-2937.