U of U Health Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery Quickly Adopt Virtual Visits in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
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Jul 29, 2020

U of U Health Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery Quickly Adopt Virtual Visits in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Providing telemedicine is not new to the Neurosciences, but has not been widely implemented in ambulatory neuro care. TeleStroke, a robust, longstanding program, and the newer, expanded TeleNeurology program connect acutely ill patients in regional hospitals to U of U Health Neurologists in Salt Lake City. However, before the COVID-19 pandemic, neuro patients could not virtually connect from home to their provider for an outpatient visit. The team knew they needed to move swiftly to get more than 100 providers active on virtual visits.... Read More

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