Formation of a separate in-patient clinical stroke service at Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Formation of “stroke team” concept; collaboration with Houston EMS with emphasis on early notification and treatment.
Formation of a dedicated Stroke Unit at Memorial Hermann Hospital; the first in Texas, and possibly in the U.S.
First telemedicine program in the region.
First in patient neuro-rehabilitation service in region.
First neuro ICU service in region.
Dr. Wu joined the Memorial Hermann stroke network and created a large network that treats over 500 stroke patients with t-PA
First Mobile Stroke Unit in U.S. (Dr. Grotta).
First Integrated Stroke System of Comprehensive Stroke Centers in the U.S. (Drs. Savitz, Day, Kim).
Connect with The Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases