Virginia Stroke Coordinators Consortium

About VSCC

Vision

To strive for excellent evidence based stroke prevention and care for all Virginians.

Mission

  • To promote evidence based care for hospitals in Virginia.
  • To share best practices and latest research and evidence based care.
  • To improve collaborative partnerships with EMS and community.
  • To share resources, tools, innovative ideas and technology.
  • To communicate work done in Virginia Stroke System Task Force.

 What does a stroke coordinator do?

  • “Stroke coordinator is essential to the success of the stroke program. He or she is the coach!”*
  • Provides education to patients, families, hospital staff and EMS providers
  • Conducts community outreach
  • Leads interdisciplinary teams to improve the quality of stroke care
  • Completes chart reviews and data analysis
  • Coordinates the stroke response team
  • Maintains policies and procedures

*Kreiner, G. (n.d.). Stroke competencies and education

For more information, refer to the VSCC Charter.

VSCC Stroke Coordinators Directory 2021 

VSCC Chairs

Kimberly Pinna
Comprehensive Stroke Coordinator
Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals
Johnston-Willis Hospital
1401 Johnston-Willis Drive, Richmond, VA 23235
P 804.483.6205  |  M 804.512.8297 | E kimberly.pinna@hcahealthcare.com

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Laurie Mayer RN, BSN

Stroke Program Coordinator | Quality Management
Southside Regional Medical Center | 200 Medical Park Boulevard | Petersburg, Virginia 23805
Tel: 804-765-5879| Fax: 804-765-5832 | email: laurie_mayer@bshsi.org