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Mar, 2020

Four Key Components For a Successful TeleStroke Program

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Learn how a quality-focused TeleStroke program can drive positive results. TeleSpecialists works closely with our hospital partners to ensure a data-driven, high-quality TeleStroke program. We won't settle for less – and neither should your facility. Click on the image…

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Jan, 2020

Telemedicine is Officially Seeing Stars

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We are just over the moon with this story … telemedicine has hit outer space! An astronaut on a six-month mission developed deep vein thrombosis in his jugular vein. The astronaut, who remains anonymous, required immediate medical care without a physician on board the International Space Station (ISS). Despite the stress of being thousands of miles away from a doctor, technology would come to his rescue via telemedicine. NASA learned…

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Dec, 2019

2019 ASA Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with AIS

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The American Stroke Association (ASA) has released its Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS): 2019 Update to the 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals. The updates contain general recommendations based on the currently available evidence to guide clinicians responsible for acute ischemic stroke patient management. The target reader would be, according to the AHA, prehospital…

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Oct, 2019

The TeleSpecialists Advantage – The Onboarding Process 

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When researching companies that offer TeleStroke services, there are certain keywords and phrases that should come to mind assisting you with your search: ☑ Efficient Processes ☑ Cost-effective Solutions ☑ Board-certified Vascular-trained Neurologists With telemedicine technology becoming increasingly popular,…

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Sep, 2019

How Telemedicine Can Boost a Health System’s Bottom Line

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According to the AHA (American Hospital Association), the use of telemedicine has risen 76% over the last decade, making telehealth an increasingly sought-after tool for healthcare. This upsurge can be attributed to the effectiveness in enhancing quality patient care as well as its revenue retention opportunities.   Studies have repeatedly shown that the quality of care provided by telemedicine is comparable, if not more comprehensive, to traditional in-person consultation thus making…

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Jul, 2019

The Real Value of Value Stream Mapping

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Value stream mapping: A lean manufacturing or lean enterprise technique used to document, analyze and improve the flow of information or materials required to produce a product or service for a customer.* This lean management tool is utilized in many industries; however, according to Dr. Adam Heller, VP of Operations at TeleSpecialists, this widely-used process can be simplified and adapted for beneficial use within the telemedicine industry. Implementing value stream mapping…

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May, 2019

A Good Night’s Sleep May Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

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Countless articles have warned us about the health dangers of not getting a good night’s sleep: weight gain, irritability, even heart disease… the list goes on and on. What you may not know is that sleep deprivation may be connected to a higher risk of stroke. To find out more about the possible connection between stroke risk and lack of time spent on the pillow, we reached out to Dr.…

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