Practical Guidance for Building and Sustaining a Telestroke
Business Model Strategies
Webinar One in a three-part series
Original Event: Nov. 15, 2011
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.
Business Model Strategies will address:
- Evidence of efficacy in using telemedicine in acute stroke
- Initial funding options
- Reimbursement and program economics
- Ensuring sustainability
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
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.
|Bart M. Demaerschalk, MD, MSc, FRCP
Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic Hospital
|Christopher V. Fanale, MD
Stroke Medical Director
Swedish Medical Center
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.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
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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
PC-based attendees—Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista
Non accredited On-demand Webinars
Webinar One: Business Model Strategies
Telestroke Network Fundamentals
The Practical Guidance for Building and Sustaining a Telestroke Webinar Series is brought to you by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.