Feb. 20, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- NeuroCall, Inc., announced today that it recently conducted delivered its 10,000th emergency teleneurology consultation since the company's inception. This telemedicine landmark is an extraordinary achievement and reflects NeuroCall's market position as one of the largest teleneurology providers in the country. NeuroCall's 10,000th consult was a response to a neurologic emergency at Hillcrest Medical Center (HMC) in
Hillcrest is a 691 bed facility that has used NeuroCall's teleneurology service for close to a year.
NeuroCall currently provides hospitals nationwide with immediate 24/7 access to board certified neurologists via telepresence. With NeuroCall specialists supporting local ED and inpatient physicians, hospitals are able to treat neurologic emergencies and stroke more quickly and effectively. Moreover, hospitals also have access to the Neurologists throughout the patient's stay for follow-up teleconsultations as necessary.
, the Vice president of Operations for NeuroCall, commented, "We are extremely proud of the fact that we have been able to help so many patients across the country as we assist numerous hospitals with managing their neurology patients."
, Neuroscience Service Line Administrator at Hillcrest, added, "By having NeuroCall available to providers at Hillcrest Medical Center, our team is able to access experienced Neurologists within 10 minutes of initiating a call for assistance. Through this partnership, we are able to improve medical outcomes by providing patients with highly-specialized, timely and quality neurological care."
Dr. Garcia-Rivera, MD., Chief Medical Officer for NeuroCall summarized, "As telemedicine, specifically for neurology, moves closer to the standard of care, we are pleased that we can offer our service to hospitals across the country immediate access to board certified neurologists around the clock. The NeuroCall model is evolving in response to the specific needs of our client facilities and its value is evident in our recently completing our 10,000
NeuroCall, Inc. offers remote neurological services to any facility requiring coverage as a logical and affordable solution for 24/7/365 on-call coverage. The company currently has offices located in
. Expertise in all facets of neurology is delivered using a high speed internet connection and custom telemedicine workstation, although the company has the flexibility to work with other camera-cart-systems. A specialist appears on the screen in an ER or ICU within minutes. NeuroCall increases the efficiency of neuroscience operations at each facility it serves. For more information about NeuroCall please contact
For 95 years, Hillcrest Medical Center has prided itself in establishing an environment of hope, health and healing. Today, the hospital is among
's most widely respected and acclaimed hospitals, offering extraordinary care in many areas including cardiology, orthopedics, burn care, rehabilitative medicine and women's services. To learn more, please visit
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