Telestroke: Benefits to your hospital and community

Our goal is to help you enhance stroke care in your community. We will work together with your providers to determine the best routes of care for you and your patients. We strive to keep treatments, rehabilitation and other care within your local community.

This partnership will provide your hospital with:

  • Access to stroke expertise and advanced services to ensure the best possible outcomes
  • Shorter stays in your emergency department
  • Help with The Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification
  • Reduced call costs and physician hiring
  • Smooth and timely transfer of patients, as appropriate

Partnering with Providence Stroke Center provides access to a program that consistently exceeds the American Stroke Association’s quality guidelines for care. Providence treats more stroke patients than any other health system in Oregon.

“This will dramatically improve the treatment and outcome for stroke patients living in Oregon’s communities. Once a patient has a stroke,  every second counts. If we can share our expertise in real time to unsure appropriate diagnosis and treatment, we can eliminate unneeded travel time to transfer patients between outlying communities and Portland." - Bonnie W. Smith, program director, Providence Brain Institute and Providence regional neurosciences.

Contact us

Valerie Mays, R.N., B.S.N.
Telestroke Coordinator

Providence Telestroke Network
9205 S.W. Barnes Road, suite 1120
Portland, OR 97225

Phone: 503-216-2686 or 503-216-2706
Fax: 503-216-2737
E-mail:valerie.mays@providence.org