Michele Ripley, a 39-year-old mother of 5, experienced alarming symptoms while picking up one of her children from daycare. Michele’s husband rushed her to the hospital, where ED staff called TeleSpecialists to consult on the case. Within minutes, TeleSpecialists TeleNeurologist Dr. Li was on-screen and quickly reviewed all the details of the case. He ordered an additional CT scan and determined her symptoms, though unusual, indicated a stroke. Even though Dr. Li was miles away, Michele felt like he was in the room with her, explaining what was going on every step of the way. The hospital administered thrombolytics that saved Michele’s life!