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Telestroke medicine arrives

Telestroke medicine arrives

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Hospital news

For more information, contact: Larry Blanc

If you or someone you know has a stroke, faster care can mean a better outcome. That's why St. Anthony Hospital and Providence Brain Institute are working together to provide Pendleton and surrounding communities the most advance stroke care.

Now, along with excellent emergency care, you have access to some of Oregon's top stroke specialists 24 hours a day. Through an advanced video system, Providence Telestroke Network allows neurologists from Providence Brain Institute to be "in the room" with you, your family and your St. Anthony Hospital emergency physicians. The neurologist can review records and diagnostic results, perform a full examination and consult with the local clinicians to help determine the best course of treatment for you.

Having access to Providence Telestroke Network means you can receive the most effective treatments right in Pendleton, near you family and friends.