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Stormont-Vail HealthCare Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic

TOPEKA, Kan. — April 1, 2014 — Stormont-Vail HealthCare and Mayo Clinic officials announced today that the Topeka-based health system has become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and families. Stormont-Vail HealthCare is the first health [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Show Telestroke is Cost-Saving

PHOENIX — Jan. 16, 2014 — Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for society. The research was recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care. In telestroke care, the use of a telestroke robot allows a patient with stroke [...]

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Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Study Under Way in Rural Honduras

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped locations around the world. Often these groups of doctors and nurses come for a short time, offer care and return home. Once they leave what then? [...]

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Telestroke is Cost-effective for Hospitals, Mayo Clinic Researchers Show

PHOENIX — Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for rural hospitals that do not have an around-the-clock neurologist, or stroke expert, on staff. The research, published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, is intended to help hospital [...]

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Teleconcussion Validated in Mayo Clinic Case Study

PHOENIX, Ariz. — A program at Mayo Clinic using telemedicine technology is showing promise for patients with concussions in rural Arizona. A case study published in the December 2012 issue of Telemedicine and e-Health validates "teleconcussion" as a useful means to assess concussed patients. In the case study, doctors at [...]

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Smartphone Technology Acceptable for Telemedicine, Mayo Clinic Study Confirms

PHOENIX — October 1, 2012.  A new Mayo Clinic study confirms the use of smartphones medical images to evaluate stroke patients in remote locations through telemedicine. The study, the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a real-world telestroke network, was recently published in Stroke, a journal [...]

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Tuba City Regional Medical Center Adds Mayo Clinic "Telestroke"

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — September 24, 2012.  Residents of the largest city in the Navajo Nation in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic "telestroke" program that will now be available at Tuba City Regional Health Care. A recent agreement between Tuba City [...]

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Casa Grande Regional Medical Center Adds Mayo Clinic "Telestroke"

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — September 11, 2012.  Pinal County residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic "telestroke" program that will now be available at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center (CGRMC). A recent agreement between Casa Grande Regional Medical Center and Mayo [...]

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Red Tape a Major Barrier to the Use of Telemedicine, Study Shows

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Administrative burdens and limits on reimbursement are among the obstacles keeping hospitals from choosing to implement potentially lifesaving telemedicine programs, according to a study published in the January/February issue of Telemedicine and e-Health. The study by researchers from Mayo Clinic in Arizona, C3O Medical Group in Ojai, [...]

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Phone Telemedicine

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bart Demaerschalk explains how technology is allowing doctors to reach out and help someone. To listen, click the link below. Phone Telemedicine

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Concussion Telemedicine

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Bert Vargas explains a program that allows concussion specialists to see patients from afar. To listen, click the link below. Concussion Telemedicine

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Telemedicine Advances

Saving lives from miles away.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Bart Demaerschalk on how technology is improving health care. To listen, click the link below. Telemedicine Advances

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Telemedicine Advances

Many Americans dream of a life in the country. A slower pace, fresh air, room to roam. But living in a rural area may come with a trade-off. Healthcare. Rural hospitals just don't have as many resources as urban hospitals do. And that can be a problem when you have [...]

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Stroke Robot

Imagine this: you're eating dinner with your family and suddenly your left arm feels numb. Your speech is slurred. It could be a stroke, so you've got to get to the hospital fast. But what if your hospital doesn't have a stroke specialist or what if that doctor is out [...]

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Stroke Telemedicine

When it comes to stroke, time is brain. That's because you have only a three-hour window after symptoms begin to receive a medication that's known to help. But people living in small towns may not have access to this medication, because their hospitals may not have staff trained to administer [...]

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Collaboration Means Telestroke Services in Northern New England

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Mayo Clinic Collaborate to Provide Telestroke Services in Northern New England When someone has a stroke, minutes can make the difference between life and death. Studies have shown that prompt access to a vascular neurologist vastly reduces mortality or the long-term disabling effects of a stroke. However, many hospitals, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Study in Rural Honduras

Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped locations around the world. Often, these groups of physicians and nurses come for a short time, offer care and return home.  Once they leave, what then? Click here for [...]

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Telemedicine for Stroke Care is Cost Effective

Telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost effective for rural hospitals that don't have an around-the-clock neurologist, or stroke expert, on staff.  Neurologist Bart Demaerschalk, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program says, "Previous studies have demonstrated that a hub-and-spoke telestroke network is cost-effective from the [...]

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Telemedicine Can Fit In Our Pockets

Smartphones can be used to evaluate stroke patients in remote locations. A Mayo Clinic study is the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone applications in a real-world telestroke network. Neurologist and medical director of the Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program, Bart Demaerschalk, M.D., says, “Essentially what this means is that telemedicine can fit in [...]

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Transforming the Health Care Experience

MEDIA ADVISORY: Suicide Prevention, Telemedicine are Topics at Mayo Clinic Transform 2012 The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation is holding its annual symposium on redesigning how health care is experienced and delivered. Transform 2012 is happening Sept. 9 - 11 and participants will include: Journalist and commentator John Hockenberry Host and writer of [...]

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