Clinical CareStroke Survival Rates Drop Precipitously in Remote Areas
Compared with patients hospitalized in urban areas, the study found that the risk of death was 21% higher for patients...
Clinical CareICUs Become A 'Delirium Factory' For COVID Patients
When doctors suspect a stroke, they usually order a brain MRI. But many ICU patients with COVID-19 are too sick...
InnovationAbout a Quarter of Hospitals Have Telestroke Capacity, JAMA Study Finds
The study concluded that the growing use of telestroke "hopefully leads to more reperfusion and improved outcomes."
Covid-19Eerie Emptiness of ERs Worries Doctors as Heart Attack and Stroke Patients Delay Care
Across the country, ER volumes are down about 40% to 50%, as people avoid the hospital for fear of the...
Clinical CarePTAC OKs Model to Boost Stroke Care at Rural Hospitals
Telemedicine-based ACCESS program has proven successful in New Mexico.
Clinical CareMobile Stroke Units Quicken Surgical Treatment by 10 Minutes
Every second counts for patient outcomes when a stroke blocks blood flow to areas of the brain.
Clinical CareSmoking-Related PAD Risk Lingers Even After Quitting
'Impact of smoking on major artery disease may last up to 30 years,' researcher says.
Clinical Care3 Reasons to Use Shock Index Assessment With Stroke Patients
In less than 5 minutes, the Shock Index assessment can gauge the severity of a patient's condition.
InnovationMedicare to Reimburse for Telestroke Regardless of Location
The FAST Act changes Medicare rules to expand telestroke reimbursement to urban and suburban hospitals.
InnovationKaiser's 'Pit Crew' Treats 87% of Stroke Patients in 60 Minutes or Less
Kaiser Permanente's coordinated telemedicine response workflow slashes ?door-to-needle? time for stroke patients.