Stroke Telemedicine Progam
Rapid Response. Real-Time Intervention. Advanced Neurology Care. Highland's Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital
Every 3-4 minutes, someone dies from a stroke. Every hour into a stroke, the brain is aged 3.6 years. Thankfully, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital offers state-of-the-art telemedicine "robot" technology that puts you in touch with time-saving, life-saving stroke evaluation and treatment – immediately.
Early, real-time access to advanced neurology specialists makes the most of stroke's most critical time – when lives are saved and brain function can be preserved. This telemedicine technology means if you’re having a stroke, you have immediate access to leading neurologists right here in Highland at SJH. Real-time web-based video and audio equipment lets specialists evaluate and interact directly with you and the emergency department physician remotely.