Tag: UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit

UTHSC Stroke Experts Part of Multisite Study Showing Mobile Stroke Units Improve Patient Outcomes

UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit

Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were part of a multisite study that found that early intervention by mobile stroke units (MSUs) improves outcomes for stroke patients. The study results were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. The UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit was a participating site in the trial… Read More

UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit Receives $1.1 Million Grant From Assisi Foundation of Memphis


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that the Assisi Foundation of Memphis has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit. Launched in 2016, the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit is a 14-ton stroke emergency room on wheels with hospital-grade CT equipment. It is designed so that diagnosis and treatment… Read More

UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit Receives First-of-its-Kind Accreditation


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mobile Stroke Unit today received the first-of-its kind accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for ensuring patient safety, radiation safety, a commitment to quality, and dedication to continuous improvement. The prestigious three-year accreditation is in the areas of neurological CT (computed tomography)/Acute Stroke and vascular CTA (computed… Read More