VA Telestroke uses new technologies to save lives

No, it’s not science fiction: Artificial intelligence has come to VA’s National Telestroke Program.

Combined with existing telehealth capabilities, this innovation will further increase the speed at which Veterans receive care when having a stroke.

VA’s telestroke program offers services at 52 VA medical centers and employs a team of 27 physicians who specialize in vascular neurology. Since the program started in 2017, it has provided care to more than 5,000 Veterans.

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