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Allegheny Health Network Launches State’s First EMS Pre-Hospital Telemedicine Program

A new program offers patients direct in-home virtual access to a physician who can see and talk to them prior to admitting them to a hospital. The year-long pilot program, Allegheny Health Network’s Pre-hospital Telemedicine Program for use in the … finish reading Allegheny Health Network Launches State’s First EMS Pre-Hospital Telemedicine Program

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Stroke Costs to More Than Double by 2030

Stroke costs are predicted to more than double by 2030, and the number of people having strokes by then may increase by 20 percent, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The aging U.S. population is the main reason … finish reading Stroke Costs to More Than Double by 2030

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Hospitals’ Stroke-Care Rankings Must Include Stroke Severity: Study

Hospitals’ risk-standardized stroke-care rankings can be unfairly impacted if the severity of strokes are not considered, says a new study from UCLA. Under the ACA, hospitals and medical centers must report their quality-of-care and risk-standardized outcomes for stroke and other … finish reading Hospitals’ Stroke-Care Rankings Must Include Stroke Severity: Study

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