InnovationCreative RPM Programs Tackle Chronic Care Management
A new partnership in Atlanta is helping church-goers monitor blood pressure and live healthier lives.
Post-AcuteB.E. F.A.S.T! OSF HealthCare Recognizes Stroke Awareness Month
The sooner a stroke is treated, the less damage to the brain's nervous tissue.
TechnologyUVA Health Expands Telestroke Training, Access to Rural Counties
The University of Virginia Health System is using a federal grant to expand stroke treatment and telehealth training, as well...
InnovationWake Forest Launches Digital Health Program for Post-Discharge Stroke Patients
The COMPASS-CP program, accessible through a hospital's EHR platform, pulls together care providers, patients, their families, and other participants to...
InnovationMUSC Researchers Take Aim at Strokes in Low Birthweight Infants
Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina are using mice models to design better treatments for babies born with...
Clinical CareIn Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, Millions Face Long Drives to Stroke Care
Across Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, more than 80% of counties have stroke death rates above the national average.
Clinical CareHow to Roll Out a Mobile Stroke Unit
Mobile stroke programs provide speedy evaluation and treatment of patients when every minute counts.
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.