University HealthCare Alliance

October 30, 2019

SHC’s ValleyCare Receives Certification as Primary Stroke Center

The hospital’s stroke program can now provide swift service to residents of Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore who previously had to be transported elsewhere after suffering a stroke.

Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare’s hospital in Pleasanton, California, earned Joint Commission certification as a primary stroke center on Sept. 25, marking the inauguration of a new primary stroke center in the Tri-Valley area.

The Joint Commission, an independent private organization, surveys health care organizations throughout the United States, inspecting applicant institutions and programs from a number of different perspectives and employing numerous criteria to assess applicants’ total performance from the minute patients show up to the point of their discharge.

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