Mercy Jefferson receives Stroke Gold Plus Award

(Festus/Crystal City) The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association has awarded Mercy Hospital Jefferson its 2022 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Plus Gold Award.

Dr. Tariq Alam is a neurologist with Mercy Jefferson. He explains how the hospital was able to earn the national recognition for stroke care.

We asked Dr. Alam what this means for patients and how it benefits them.

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