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.
DALLAS – August 18, 2017 – Researchers at UT Southwestern are taking a cue from NASCAR on how to put the brakes on stroke – the country’s leading cause of long-term disability. A statewide study being conducted by the Lone Star Stroke Consrotium is using a pit stop model to train nursing staff at hospitals […]
MIDLAND – July 7, 2017 – The Lone Star Stroke Consortium is working hard to expand its reach farther into West and South Texas. Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, TX, joined the consortium in July 2017 and will be a spoke site of the UT Houston hub. Midland’s participation means that more Texans in that region […]
HOUSTON – July 20, 2017 – The Lone Star Stroke (LSS) research team at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, one of the LSS hubs, is expanding. BCM hired two Spanish-speaking interventionists to help with a multi-site research study that they are coordinating in collaboration with the Harris Health System in Houston. Video-telemedicine for […]
DALLAS – June 20, 2017 – The Lone Star Stroke Consortium is seeking additional partners for our NAS-Care Study, a quality improvement project that aims to improve stroke care throughout the state of Texas. We want emergency departments to test our stroke protocol that empowers nurses in stroke codes. The goal of NAS-Care is to […]