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Practical Guidance for Building and Sustaining a Telestroke Network
On-demand Webinar Series

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Business Model Strategies

Webinar One in a three-part series

Original Event: Nov. 15, 2011

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Estimated Time to Complete: 1 Hour

Accreditation for this program has expired.

This activity is jointly sponsored by Medical Education Resources and National Stroke Association.

Agenda
Business Model Strategies will address:

  • Evidence of efficacy in using telemedicine in acute stroke
  • Initial funding options
  • Reimbursement and program economics
  • Ensuring sustainability

Learning Objectives
Through participation in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Summarize the evidence that supports the reliability of telemedicine for diagnosis and efficacy in acute stroke treatment
  • Identify strategies for funding the development of a telestroke network
  • Discuss issues with respect to economic sustainability, cost effectiveness and the status of reimbursement for telestroke
  • Discuss key components to maintaining the logistical and/or operational sustainability of a telestroke network

Target Audience
This series is designed for stroke center coordinators, medical directors, hospital administrators, neurologists and emergency medicine physicians. The audience may also include other stroke team members.

Faculty

Bart M. Demaerschalk, MD, MSc, FRCP
Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic Hospital
Scottsdale, AZ
Christopher V. Fanale, MD
Stroke Medical Director
Swedish Medical Center
Englewood, CO

Program Materials
The enduring webinar is designed for individual viewing. The posttest and evaluation are electronic and can only be completed by an individual after watching the program. There are no fees for participating in this activity.

The activity is for educational purposed only. Accreditation for this program has expired.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
MER ensures balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all our educational programs. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not the business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty   Report Financial Relationship
Bart M. Demaerschalk, MD, MSc, FRCP   Investigator: National Stroke Association sponsored study on telestroke funded by Genentech, Inc.
Christopher V. Fanale, MD    Speakers Bureau: Genentech, Inc.; Investigator: National Stroke Association sponsored study on telestroke funded by Genentech, Inc.

The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Content Manager   Report Financial Relationship
Denise Henasey   No financial relationships to disclose
Lori Conwell, CCMEP   No financial relationships to disclose

System requirements:

PC-based attendees—Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer.
Macintosh®-based attendees—Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer.


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Webinar One: Business Model Strategies

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The Practical Guidance for Building and Sustaining a Telestroke Webinar Series is brought to you by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

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