WAIKOLOA, HI – October 20, 2017 – Michelle Provencher, RN, presented research at the annual meeting of the Neurocritical Care Society. Her poster focused on false-positive stroke code activations in ERs that use telemedicine in the care of stroke patients. Michelle is Program Manager for the Lone Star Stroke Consortium at UT Southwestern Medical Center and also Lead […]
HOUSTON – October 3, 2017 – Our UT Houston hub published its findings on the use of telemedicine to educate underserved stroke rehabilitation patients. The patients enrolled may be uninsured, living in rural locations, and Spanish-speaking with limited access to healthcare resources. The goal of the study was to reduce the risk of a second stroke. The […]
LEWISVILLE – September 13, 2017 – Medical City Lewisville will take part in Lone Star Stroke Consortium studies aimed at reducing the risk of stroke for Texans. The hospital is a spoke of the UT Southwestern Medical Center hub. The consortium is comprised of six hubs and more than 50 spoke hospitals. See the map of […]
HOUSTON – September 5, 2017 – Three clinics that are part of the Harris Health System in Houston will enroll up to 24 patients in a Lone Star Stroke Consortium study. The clinics will enroll patients in V-STOP, a study to determine the feasibility of using videoconferencing for a program of self-management to prevent stroke in […]
HOUSTON – August 31, 2017 – Our hub UTHealth published a study in the journal Stroke that concludes formal training in telestroke is necessary for neurovascular fellows . The study, Benchmarking Telestroke Proficiency: Page-to-Needle Time Among Neurovascular Fellows and Attendings, was published July 28, 2017.