Centerpoint Medical Center

Centerpoint Medical Center's Stroke Coordinator, Teri Ackerson, appeared on the Today Show with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford to discuss her own stroke victory and how to recognize the symptoms -- act F.A.S.T! Teri knew what she was facing and was able to get treatment at a primary stroke center quickly. As a R.N., Teri provides care and advice to stroke patients at Centerpoint Medical Center, watching over them as they recover and heal. HCA Midwest Health System is proud to be the only hospital system in the Kansas City area to offer a network of five stroke centers at Centerpoint Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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