Governor Ricketts signed the stroke registry bill into law this month!
This new law will help improve overall outcomes of stroke patients by establishing statewide stroke registry and a more coordinated systems of care to improve the early recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of stroke. Understanding the data will help identify opportunities for quality improvement which will help drive better outcomes.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the country. Now thanks to your advocacy efforts and the work of our state lawmakers we have taken great steps forward to building longer, healthier lives.