Sky Ridge stroke program data: January 1, 2019 to May 15, 2019

In stroke, time is brain and our team works diligently to ensure the highest quality, fastest treatment for our patients. Here are the stats from our program.

Row Description Data
1 Median door to treatment with IV alteplase tPA for stroke or suspected stroke patients 37 minutes (86% of cases less than 60 minutes)
2 Percentage of stroke patients treated with IV alteplase tPA 22% (national treatment rate between 3 and 5%)
3 Fastest door to treatment time with IV alteplase in 2019 13 minutes (fastest time at Sky Ridge is 9 minutes in 2018)
4 Median door to start of thrombectomy procedure for patients with sudden onset large artery blockage 75 minutes (national standard: less than 90 minutes)
5 Median door to successful large artery open in thrombectomy procedure 90 minutes
6 Percentage of patients with large vessel occlusion stroke and thrombectomy procedure who had a good outcome. This is defined by a modified Rankin score of 0-2. Patients who were having a serious stroke improved to a level of functional independence at 90 days post discharge. 67% (All LVO thrombectomy cases at Sky Ridge from 2018 to 2019 who were eligible for a 90-day call)


  1. Target stroke phase III—national goals
  2. Alteplase tPA facts
  3. National alteplase treatment rate reference