Methodist rolls out technology to connect stroke patients to experts off-site

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 26, 2019 12:31 PM CT | Published: August 26, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare physician Dr. Balaji Krishnaiah (right) along with nurse practitioner Wendy Dusenbury (screen) demonstrating how patients can see doctors using the Telestroke unit Aug. 20, 2019. The unit has technology that can connect doctors at the University Comprehensive Stroke Center to Methodist North, which means it will not have to transport patients to Midtown</strong>. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare physician Dr. Balaji Krishnaiah (right) along with nurse practitioner Wendy Dusenbury (screen) demonstrating how patients can see doctors using the Telestroke unit Aug. 20, 2019. The unit has technology that can connect doctors at the University Comprehensive Stroke Center to Methodist North, which means it will not have to transport patients to Midtown. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Methodist is using technology to keep stroke patients in hospitals close to home and provide the care needed when they are most critical. 

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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