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Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery Establishes Partnership to Develop Quality Measures to Improve Stroke Outcomes
May 31, 2018 -  Fairfax, Va. – The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) has assembled a powerful collaboration with key stakeholder groups to develop quality measures for stroke treatment. The collaboration—which includes a mix of industry and nonprofit groups—consists of measures development expertise from Avalere Health and input from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, the National Stroke Association and the American College of Emergency Physicians. Together, these   More...
Physicians Call on States to Ensure All Stroke Patients Have Access to Life Saving Treatment
May 25, 2016 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENearly 130,000 people in the U.S. die from stroke each year — a number that the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) says could be dramatically reduced.  The vast majority of strokes — 87 percent— are ischemic strokes, caused by a blocked artery in the brain. Rapid access to stroke surgery (endovascular treatment) for patients having an ischemic stroke caused by an emergent large vessel   More...