Sky Ridge Stroke Program Data: 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 36.5 minutes
2 Percentage of stroke patients treated with IV alteplase tPA 18.5% (national treatment rate between 3 and 5%)
3 Fastest door to treatment time with IV alteplase in 2020 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 67 minutes
5 Median door to successful large artery open in thrombectomy procedure  82.5 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 60%


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