Effects of the implementation of a telemedical stroke network: the Telemedic Pilot Project for Integrative Stroke Care (TEMPiS) in Bavaria, Germany.

@article{Audebert2006EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the implementation of a telemedical stroke network: the Telemedic Pilot Project for Integrative Stroke Care (TEMPiS) in Bavaria, Germany.},
  author={Heinrich Jakob Audebert and Johannes Schenkel and Peter Ulrich Heuschmann and U. Bogdahn and Roman Ludwig Haberl},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 9},
  pages={742-8}
}
BACKGROUND Telemedical networks are a new approach to improve stroke care in community settings. We aimed to assess the effects of a stroke network with telemedical support in Germany on quality of care, according to acute processes and long-term outcome. METHODS Five community hospitals without pre-existing specialised stroke care were included in a network with telemedical support by two academic hospitals. In a non-randomised, open intervention study, five community hospitals without… CONTINUE READING

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