News

Cattle rancher becomes a stroke hero

June 24, 2014

Thanks to his quick action when his wife started to slur speech, a Heppner woman can return to the ranch. 

Marching on after stroke...thanks to telestroke.

May 16, 2014

See how the team in the Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center emergency room used a special link to a neurologist miles away to help save the...

KXL In-Depth Interview: Telepsychology

April 19, 2013

Mental health consultations in the emergency room will be only a computer click away for almost two dozen rural locations in Oregon, thanks to this new telemedicine service.

U.S. Grant expands Providence Telestroke Network to eastern Washington

October 22, 2012

Providence Health & Services has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand telestroke services in the Pacific Northwest.

USDA official sees award-winning Providence Telestroke Network in action

July 31, 2012

Earlier this year, the USDA gave Providence Brain and Spine Institute's Telestroke Network a $253,000 grant to fund telestroke technology at five rural hospitals in eastern and central Oregon.

TeleParkinson’s checkup saves time and money

July 12, 2012

See how telemedicine is helping people with Parkinson's disease get checkups without having to travel long distances to see a specialist in Portland.

Vince the Robot Helps Stroke Patients in Medford

May 18, 2012

Watch a video showing the new robot providing patients at Providence Medford Medical Center with 24/7 stroke care.

New tool at Sky Lakes to help stroke victims

May 16, 2012

Stroke patients at Sky Lakes Medical Center now have local access to stroke specialists thanks to Providence Telestroke Network.

Telemedicine brings critical care expertise to small hospitals

March 01, 2012

The scenario plays out in countless rural emergency departments around the country: A patient presents with a serious illness that requires specialized expertise to treat.