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Telestroke Adoption among Community Hospitals in North Carolina: A Cross-sectional Study

Description
Discusses the advantages of implementing telestroke in rural acute care hospitals, including Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), where stroke mortality is higher than in urban settings. Identifies the community and hospital characteristics associated with the adoption of the telestroke approach in acute care hospitals in North Carolina.
Author(s)
Christopher M. Shea, Amir Alishahi Tabriz, Kea Turner, Steve North, Kristin L. Reiter
Citation
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 27(9), 2411-2417
Date
09/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Statistics and data · Telehealth · North Carolina