Telestroke Network
Kerri S. Remmel, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Clinical Development
Chief Vascular Neurology
University of...
The Business Case
ULH invested in technology in the third
quarter of 2007
Stroke interventional cases are lower
in volume ...
Technology Utilization Affected By:
1. Physician commitment
2. Staff education
3. Community outreach to move network
into ...
Most Importantly:




Collaboration between emergency
medicine and neurologists is the key
element of a successful teles...
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Kerri S. Remmel, MD, PhD, Associagte Dean for Clinical Development, Chief Vascular Neurology, University of Louisville School of Medicine

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U of L Health Care Telestroke Network

  1. 1. Telestroke Network Kerri S. Remmel, MD, PhD Associate Dean for Clinical Development Chief Vascular Neurology University of Louisville School of Medicine
  2. 2. The Business Case ULH invested in technology in the third quarter of 2007 Stroke interventional cases are lower in volume but higher in contribution margin Outlying hospitals targeted
  3. 3. Technology Utilization Affected By: 1. Physician commitment 2. Staff education 3. Community outreach to move network into action 4. Collaboration between neurologists, administration, nursing, emergency medicine, and EMS 5. Physician incentive
  4. 4. Most Importantly:   Collaboration between emergency medicine and neurologists is the key element of a successful telestroke program Mayo Clinic Proceedings: January 2009; 84(1):53-64)

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