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[KARE 11, February 19, 2020]   Telemedicine is a growing field. At Allina Health, virtual visits tripled from 2018 to 2019. It’s used for everything from family practice to stroke.
February 19, 2020
[Pioneer Press, June 29, 2015]   A $2 million donation from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation will help Abbott Northwestern Hospital expand its neurological intensive care unit and treat more patients with injuries and disorders to the brain and spinal cord.
June 30, 2015
[KSTP TV, June 29, 2015]   Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Someone will die of a stroke every four minutes, making it one of the top five leading causes of death in the country.
June 29, 2015
[St. Peter Herald, February 22, 2013]   A new addition to St. Peter's River's Edge Hospital medical services line-up may make it easier to treat stroke patients and could cut down on the number of patients that are transferred to other hospitals. Director of nurses at River's Edge, Paula Meskan, said TeleStroke program sponsored by Allina Health relies on a Remote Presence RP-Lite robot connects stoke patients with expert consultants and physicians, providing real-time, around-the clock neurological assessments.
February 22, 2013
[Northland Press, April 05, 2011]   Patients at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby now have 24-hour access to Abbott Northwestern stroke care experts via the Allina Telehealth Network. The Allina Telehealth Network allows Abbott Northwestern stroke neurologists in Minneapolis, from the Noran Neurological Clinic, to provide real-time, around-the-clock neurological assessments via Telehealth equipment placed in CRMC’s emergency department.
April 05, 2011
[KAAL-TV, March 02, 2011]   A local hospital has a new member on staff, the robot unit is the first of its kind in Owatonna. Better known as "Billy" to the staff, this robot has rolled his way into the Owatonna hospital providing around the clock service for stroke patients.
March 03, 2011