Telestroke: Taking telemedicine mobile to curb stroke damage
The statistics are staggering. In the United States alone, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. And every four minutes, someone dies from stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As the leading cause of long-term disability, strokes cost Americans an estimated $34 billion each year in associated costs. From education outreach to advanced technologies, the medical profession and associate firms continue to seek innovative ways to improve outcomes.