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Neurologist vouches for ‘game-changing’ stroke coverage


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neurologist Lee Schwamm, M.D., testified Tuesday at a Senate Finance Committee hearing about how telemedicine in the acute treatment of stroke can greatly improve health outcomes.

During his testimony, Schwamm urged the committee to pass the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to […]

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Health, Patients, Stroke|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Neurologist vouches for ‘game-changing’ stroke coverage

TeleStroke units improve stroke care in underserved areas

Using telecommunications to connect stroke experts to stroke patients in rural areas continued to improve and sustain stroke care, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

This is the largest and longest evaluation of telemedicine for stroke and took place in rural Bavaria, Germany.

With the tele-medical […]