Patients at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby have 24-hour access to stroke care experts via Allina Telehealth Neurology. Allina Telehealth Neurology allows expert stroke neurologists in the Twin Cities area to provide real-time, around-the-clock neurological assessments via Telehealth equipment placed in CRMC’s emergency department.
Allina is a leading resource for comprehensive stroke care with 24-hour access to neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons. Access to this level of expertise and diagnosis improves the timeliness of stroke care, which results in a greater chance for a successful recovery and reduces long-term disability resulting from stroke.
Telehealth enables more rapid assessment by stroke experts for patients in regional areas, improving patient satisfaction and outcomes by allowing patients to receive care close to home, improving quality, and ensuring a well-coordinated transfer when more advanced treatment is required.