Telemedicine holds promise for stroke treatment and care, experts say

05/11/2009 | USA Today · Healthcare IT News

Using telemedicine tools to treat stroke patients works as well as bedside examinations and can allow people in rural locations and other hard-to-reach areas to consult specialists about the disease, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Boosting Medicare payments for telestroke evaluation as well as increasing the deployment of telehealth systems in areas where on-site expertise is inadequate are necessary to maximize the benefits of the technology, an AHA expert said.

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