Telestroke Network

Advancing the best practices in stroke care in local communities

The Duke Telestroke Network advances the best practices in evidence-based stroke care by offering virtual clinical coverage paired with programmatic assistance.

The Duke Telestroke Network extends the services of the Duke Stroke Center, certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.  Duke's stroke specialists provide remote, consultative call coverage for acute stroke diagnosis and treatment recommendations 24/7 to facilitate targeted growth of our telestroke affiliates by keeping stroke patients local for their care.

Our Approach

The Duke Telestroke Network offers our affiliates comprehensive support with quality overisght through the following:

  • Rapid, virtual access to Duke specialists for stroke consultations (24/7/365),
  • Program assessment and development for the advancement of best practices in stroke care,
  • Support for the development of evidence-based protocols, guidelines and policies,
  • Education to expand the availability of evidence-based stroke care into the community and
  • Quality oversight by developing best processes including immediate access to the Duke Telestroke Coordinator for urgent or emergent issues.

The Duke Telestroke Network Team

Jane Latta, MHA, RN Jane Latta, MHA, RN
Director, Subspecialty Affiliations and Outreach
Lorie Ann Meek, MSN, RN Lorie Ann Meek, MSN, RN
Duke Telestroke Coordinator
Brad J. Kolls, MD, PhD, MMCi Brad J. Kolls, MD, PhD, MMCi
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Latest Telestroke Network News

Nov1At Duke Raleigh, procedure captures source of a stroke A new procedure at Duke Raleigh Hospital can help lessen the devastating effects of a stroke. The wo…
May13Duke Telestroke Network Improves Stroke Care Outcomes at 5 NC/VA HospitalsPatients at Duke Telestroke Network hospitals get the immediate care they need and, when necessary, …
May13Telestroke Technology Speeds Danville Woman's Lifesaving TreatmentAll Juanita Grant remembers is talking on the phone in her Danville, VA, apartment. Then she woke up…
Aug31Wilson Medical Center Telestroke ProgramTelestroke technology connects local patients at Wilson Medical Center to Duke physicians

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Duke Telestroke Network Affiliates

 

To learn more about The Duke Telestroke Network or to talk with a member of our team, call 919-419-5000, email affiliationnetworks@duke.edu or complete the form below.

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