Stroke

When minutes matter most, you need technology that works every time

Telestroke networks significantly benefit both patients and providers by creating real-time remote access to neurologists

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Current models of diagnosis and treatment have too long of timeframes from door-to-needle. Faster access to specialty care and quick diagnosis is critical to save lives and increase recovery likelihood.

3% of stroke patients receive tPA

75% of acute ischemic strokes presented within two hours receive tPA

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.¹ Current models of diagnosis and treatment have too long of timeframes from door-to-needle. Faster access to specialty care and quick diagnosis is critical to save lives and increase recovery likelihood.

3% of stroke patients receive tPA¹

75% of acute ischemic strokes presented within two hours receive tPA²

Remote stroke specialists can begin diagnosis and treatment before patients present in the hospital, in-transit via mobile stroke units.

Increase the speed to care for time-critical stroke patients 

Our Stroke Solution helps health systems by providing real-time remote access to acute care services. By extending the regional presence of stroke centers, telestroke networks can facilitate improved outcomes by increasing access to specialized care.

InTouch Lite 4: Telestroke Consult

Our Stroke Solution helps health systems by providing real-time remote access to acute care services. By extending the regional presence of stroke centers, telestroke networks can facilitate improved outcomes by increasing access to specialized care.

  • Improve door-to-needle times and enhance patient outcomes​
  • Increase the number of patients receiving thrombolysis and/or thrombectomy​
  • Increase patient retention by decreasing unnecessary hospital transfers​
  • Assist mobile stroke units by bringing the solutions from the ED or hospital  to the stroke victim site

Stroke Sample System

Stroke Telehealth Solutions Example

Built on Solo™

Built on our cloud-based network with simplicity at its core, Solo creates a seamless experience across web, mobile, or desktop. As the backbone of healthcare’s first fully integrated platform, Solo enables software and devices to bring the ease and familiarity of face-to-face care to your patients.

InTouch Health Drives Results

Teleneurology programs can play a significant role in improving the quality and efficiency of stroke care even during after-hours by enabling consistency in real-time remote access to neurologists. UTHealth has implemented a successful teleneurology program — expanding access to neurologists and high-quality care when the minutes matter the most.

Learn about the importance of training procedures in implementing a successful program and discover best practices that benefit both providers and patients.

InTouch Health Telestroke Telehealth Solution

Additional Resources

Webinar

The Rush TeleStroke Network: Education, Feedback, and Reinforcing Value for Network Sites

Learn about Rush University Medical Center's over-five-year history of their TeleStroke Network with a focus on feedback and coordination with spoke hospitals.

Webinar

Stroke Awareness and Treatment: Staying in Touch with Teleneurology

Learn how Bon Secours Richmond Health System developed a telestroke and teleneurology program across their health system.

¹ American Heart Association
² Messé, Steven R, et al. “Why Are Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Not Receiving IV TPA? Results from a National Registry.” Neurology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 11 Oct. 2016.