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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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May, 2019

Our TeleNeuroHospitalist Service is “Virtually” Changing the Game in Patient Care

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Only 16 hours earlier, a TeleSpecialists’ neurologist was beamed into a telecart for a stroke alert.  The patient was quickly stabilized thanks to the TeleStroke service provided by TeleSpecialists and admitted to the hospital for further evaluation. Fast forward to the morning after, the patient lies…

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Jul, 2018

The DAWN Trial and how it could affect stroke care at your facility.

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The Background: The DAWN(DWI or CTP Assessment with Clinical Mismatch in the Triage of Wake-Up and Late Presenting Strokes Undergoing Neurointervention with Trevo), was created to measure the effects of stroke treatment in the timeframe outside the AHA and ESO guidelines of 6 hours. Funded by Stryker Neurovascular, Dr. Nogueira and Tudor Jovin, MD were named Coprincipal Investigators and led the DAWN Trial. A 2016 analysis suggested that the benefit…

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Feb, 2018

Five Important Benefits of Telemedicine

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  Technology is bringing patients and doctors closer than ever before as telemedicine becomes an important part of the healthcare industry. Whether its across town or across the country, patients have more freedom to choose their doctors and specialists and find the help they need when they need it. TeleSpecialists is part of this growth, specializing in building a clinical infrastructure for hospitals and clinics anywhere. Here are just a…

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Jun, 2017

What Texas’ landmark telemedicine legislation means for the industry and the nation

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  Texas became the last state in the country to abolish a requirement that the relationship between patient and physician must be started with an in-person visit prior to the use of telemedicine. Governor Greg Abbott signed the landmark legislation on May 27, 2017, paving the way for patients to gain access to the services that telemedicine can offer them. TEXAS DEMONSTRATES A GREAT NEED FOR TELEMEDICINE Texas seems like…

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