What is STAR-NY?
STAR-NY is an effort to decrease variations in practice patterns across the community while improving delivery of treatment for stroke.
Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability. Stroke can be recognized by remembering FAST to ACT FAST.
Nearly 3000 patients are admitted to Rochester hospitals every year with a diagnosis of Stroke; one of the highest rates in NY State as per the Centers for Disease Control.