Arkansas Stroke Registry 

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In 2009, the Arkansas Department of Health’s Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Section received federal grant funding from the CDC, and state funding in 2010 through the Acute Stroke Care Task Force to develop and implement a statewide hospital-based stroke registry. The Arkansas Stroke Registry collects data concerning emergency transport, clinical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of adult patients presenting to hospitals with an admitting diagnosis of stroke.

The following TV News report, broadcast 10/28/2011, provides an overview of the Arkansas Stroke Registry and features an interview with stroke survivor Senator Bobby Glover: