The time required to transport a patient to a major stroke center could be used to save brain function. By accessing a board-certified stroke neurologist via remote camera and a wireless internet connection, rural and suburban physicians can begin treatment protocols in their Emergency Departments.
Early Intervention Results in:
- Better patient outcomes
- The shorter length of stay
- Reduced rehabilitation needs
- Fewer lifelong disabilities
This Program Includes:
24/7/365 on-call neurologists for on-demand consultative services.
Full neurologic video consultation lasting approximately 15 minutes
(depending on severity).
Average time to the bedside of 15 minutes or less (for emergent neurologic conditions).
Last 12 months, ending January 2020
8,768 acute stroke consults
3,686 neurology consults
Total = 12,544