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MUSC and Roper St. Francis Partner to Improve and Expand Telestroke Care

Lowcountry Stroke Collaborative utilizes REACH Health to improve care quality and patient outcomes ATLANTA – November 1, 2016 – Two of the leading healthcare providers in South Carolina, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Roper St. Francis are partnering to establish the Lowcountry Stroke Collaborative with the goals of improving stroke treatment speed and quality, and ultimately improving patient outcomes. The

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Telestroke Bedside Best Practices: Optimizing Collaboration between ED Staff and Remote Neurologists

View Recording Broadcast Date: September 24, 2015 The success of a telestroke program is rooted in the efficacy of each remote consultation. The ED team at the patient’s bedside works closely with the remote stroke specialist, managing the physical interaction with the patient and providing critical observations and assessments. Specialized training and teamwork are required to ensure smooth, successful encounters and to help recreate the

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Using Telemedicine to Triage Patients for Intraarterial Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Recorded webinar from May 27, 2015 View Recording Clinical trials, including the MR CLEAN and ESCAPE studies, have confirmed the efficacy of interventional therapies as adjunct to intravenous tPA for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) caused by an occlusion of a major intracranial artery. Only twenty-six percent of webinar attendees were unfamiliar with the endovascular treatment studies discussed prior to joining the

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tPA and Endovascular Treatments: Where Does Telestroke Fit in the Evolution of Stroke Care?

Recent clinical trials such as the MR CLEAN and ESCAPE studies suggest that endovascular treatments may soon join tPA as part of the standard of care for stroke. Telestroke networks can play a critical role in identifying patients eligible for tPA and endovascular treatments. REACH Health customer Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) tells the story of 70-year old Johan Prins. Mr. Prins suffered a stroke and was taken to a spoke

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Building and Sustaining a Telestroke Network: It’s More than Technology

Recorded webinar from March 24, 2015 View Recording Telestroke networks are widely proven to effectively extend the reach of stroke care specialists to remote and rural patients. But the success of a telestroke network depends on much more than the selection of an appropriate technology platform. Join us for this live, comprehensive broadcast on best practices for building, sustaining and growing a telestroke program. The session will

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REACH Health Telestroke Solution Increases Use of Lifesaving Stroke Medication

Integrated clinical workflow increases collaboration and confidence, enabling industry-leading treatment rates ATLANTA – Jan 12, 2015 – Stroke remains one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA), a clot-dissolving drug, can be used to treat many patients suffering from the most common form of stroke, known as Acute Ischemic Stroke. While the national average administration rate

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REACH Software Featured on Carolina This Week

South Carolina-based WPDE, an ABC affiliate, profiled the telestroke program at Waccamaw Community Hospital, a spoke of the Medical University of South Carolina REACH MUSC telestroke network. The segment provides a very comprehensive look at the many benefits of telemedicine and includes interviews with clinicians who regularly depend on REACH software and have used it to achieve fantastic improvements in stroke care. A stroke survivor also

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