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UPMC Bedford

10455 Lincoln Highway
Everett, PA 15537

814-623-6161


What's Happening at Bedford

Community Outreach Programming

Diabetes Support Group

The UPMC Bedford Diabetes Support Group will meet on Monday, December 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. The topic will be: Christmas Treats – new recipes and ways to modify existing recipes.

This support group meets quarterly. Call Sandy Strait with questions at 814-623-3715.

Service Spotlight

Stroke Care

UPMC Bedford has earned Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The certification recognizes hospitals equipped to treat stroke patients with timely, evidence-based care prior to transferring them to a Primary or Comprehensive Stroke Center.

UPMC Bedford underwent a rigorous onsite review to assess its compliance with the Joint Commission’s Advanced Disease-Specific Care certification requirements, including:

  • A dedicated stroke-focused program
  • Staffing by qualified medical professionals trained in stroke care
  • Collaboration with local emergency management agencies
  • 24/7 ability to perform rapid diagnostic and laboratory testing
  • Ability to administer intravenous clot-busting medications to eligible patients
  • Availability of telemedicine technology

Stroke is the number five cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States.

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