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UAB Medicine: Creating an Effective, Efficient and Scalable Telestroke Network

UAB Medicine has one of the largest stroke programs in the United States, which includes a telestroke initiative designed to deliver efficient and effective care to stroke patients across Alabama.

In this webinar, Dr. Toby Gropen, one of the nation’s leading stroke neurologists and the Director of UAB Medicine’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, shared his perspective on how to treat stroke patients virtually and how UAB is effectively scaling its program to create a state-wide stroke network.

Ashley McGrane, Director of Operations for UAB eMedicine, discussed the logistics of the program, including workflows, implementation processes and measurable results.

Watch the webinar to learn how UAB:

  • Established a telestroke workflow using its transfer center
  • Built relationships with external sites to deliver stroke care
  • Integrated the program with its Cerner EHR to promote provider adoption