Telehealth for Acute Stroke<br />Management (Telestroke): Systematic<br />Review and Environmental Scan <br />By <br />Des...
Contents<br />Knowledge Management in Health Care<br />Introduction to stroke and telestroke(Definitions)<br />History<br ...
Knowledge Management in Healthcare<br />Effective knowledge transfer is of paramount importance in the advancement of heal...
 Definitions<br />Stroke:<br />“Stroke is characterized by the sudden loss of blood circulation to an area of the brain, r...
Definitions Con…<br />Telestroke:<br />“Telestroke is the use of audio, video, or other telecommunications and electronic ...
History<br />“The term “telestroke" was first used by Levine and Gorman in 1999 to refer to the use of telemedicine for ev...
Technology<br />Modalities of Telehealth:<br /><ul><li>Synchronus
Asynchronus</li></ul>(Lee Schwamm, 2007)<br />
Importance<br /> Efficient means of communication among:<br />Health care providers <br />Health care providers and patien...
Results<br /> Better access to neurologists or stroke neurologists<br /> Early administration of  tissue Plasminogen Activ...
Results Con…<br />(Home Care Supports Recovery After a Stroke, 2011)<br />
Bibliography<br />Anne Reoch. (May 2011). Scottish Telestroke Program. Scottish Center forTelehealth & Telecare. http://ww...
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  1. 1. Telehealth for Acute Stroke<br />Management (Telestroke): Systematic<br />Review and Environmental Scan <br />By <br />Deshpande, A., Khoja, S., McKibbon, A., Rizo, C., & Jadad,, A.R<br />(January 2008)<br />Prepared by: Wahidullah Mayar<br />Professor: Levy ,Pierre<br />Course: Knowledge Management and Social Media<br />University of Ottawa, Ontario, October, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />Knowledge Management in Health Care<br />Introduction to stroke and telestroke(Definitions)<br />History<br />Technology<br />Importance<br />Results<br />
  3. 3. Knowledge Management in Healthcare<br />Effective knowledge transfer is of paramount importance in the advancement of health care system. <br />KM enables Health care providers to ensure safer and more efficient patient care<br />
  4. 4. Definitions<br />Stroke:<br />“Stroke is characterized by the sudden loss of blood circulation to an area of the brain, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurologic function” (Salvador, 2011).<br />(Neurology, 2009)<br />(Transient Ischemic Attack, September 2010)<br />
  5. 5. Definitions Con…<br />Telestroke:<br />“Telestroke is the use of audio, video, or other telecommunications and electronic information processing to transmit data that are relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke”(Deshpande, 2008).<br />(Anne Reoch, May 2011) <br />
  6. 6. History<br />“The term “telestroke" was first used by Levine and Gorman in 1999 to refer to the use of telemedicine for evaluation of a patient with stroke” (Lawrence, 2008).<br /> (Lawrence R. Wechsler, November 25, 2008)<br />
  7. 7. Technology<br />Modalities of Telehealth:<br /><ul><li>Synchronus
  8. 8. Asynchronus</li></ul>(Lee Schwamm, 2007)<br />
  9. 9. Importance<br /> Efficient means of communication among:<br />Health care providers <br />Health care providers and patients<br />
  10. 10. Results<br /> Better access to neurologists or stroke neurologists<br /> Early administration of tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) in stroke patients<br />Reduced mortality<br />Less complications <br />Reduced burden on economy <br />- <br />
  11. 11. Results Con…<br />(Home Care Supports Recovery After a Stroke, 2011)<br />
  12. 12. Bibliography<br />Anne Reoch. (May 2011). Scottish Telestroke Program. Scottish Center forTelehealth & Telecare. http://www.sctt.scot.nhs.uk/stroke.html<br />Deshpande, A., Khoja, S., McKibbon, A., Rizo, C., & Jadad,, A. R. (2008). Telehealth for acute stroke management (telestroke): systematic review of analytic studies and environmental scan of relevant initiatives. (First ed., Vol. Issue 99, pp. 1-26). Ottawa, Ont, Canada: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health.Retrieved from http://books.scholarsportal.info/viewdoc.html?id=/ebooks/ebooks0/gibson_cppc/2009-12-01/8/211796<br />Home Care Supports Recovery After a. (2011). Caring Right at Home http://www.caringnews.com/pub.59/issue.1034/article.4255/<br />Lawrence R. Wechsler. (November 25, 2008).Advances in Technology Increase Telestroke's Viability. American Academy of Neurology. http://www.aan.com/news/?event=read&article_id=6811<br />Lee Schwamm. (2007). Going the distance in stroke treatment Remote care approach widens in state's hospitals. http://www.boston.com/yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2006/04/03/going_the_distance_in_stroke_treatment/<br />Stroke .(2009). Neurology. http://www.neurodoc.in/stroke<br />Transient Ischemic Attack. (September 2010). Bronagh Health. http://bronaghhealey.blogspot.com/2010/09/types-of-strokes-ischemic-ischemic.html<br />
  13. 13. Thank You<br />
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