Stroke & heart emergency care
Our emergency services — including a specialized stroke team — are here 24 hours a day. A neurologist and other experts will act immediately to evaluate and treat you. Our outpatient and in-hospital rehabilitation for heart and stroke patients and other services are also here to help.
Both Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend have advanced stroke certifications by The Joint Commission. This means that patients can expect the highest quality stroke care possible in an environment that’s uniquely developed to care for the urgent needs of people experiencing a stroke.
Our hospitals are equipped with transmission technologies that receive real-time patient data from emergency medical service (EMS) providers en-route to the hospital. This helps us prepare for patients with serious illnesses and injuries before you arrive.
Memorial Hospital’s Memorial Leighton Trauma Center is the region’s only verified Level II Trauma Center. It works with MedFlight, the only medical flight service in Michiana. Memorial Hospital is also certified as an Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
From offering assistance to locate a primary physician, coordinating outpatient services or follow-up care or connecting with community resources, our medical teams work to connect patients with care beyond the ER.