Specialists On Call to Present on Improving Access and Treatment to Stroke

American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and Alabama Department of Public Health Feature the Clinical Telemedicine Leader in Continuing Educational Webinar Series

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC), the nation’s leading provider of clinical telemedicine services, announced today that it will participate in a webinar entitled, “Improving Access and Treatment for Stroke,” on April 27 at 2:00 p.m. CT. The webinar, which is the second in a series of educational programs provided by the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and the Alabama Department of Public Health, will offer insight into the resources and services available to Alabama hospitals as they work to improve stroke care across the state.

Specialists On Call will participate in this educational event by leading a number of presentations on the latest in stroke care and best practices for hospitals’ use of telemedicine:



Dr. Evan Allen, MD, MBA, Medical Director, Florida Hospital Neuroscience Institute, Clinical Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine, Southeast Regional Medical Director for Specialists On Call, Inc.; Karen Deli, Executive Vice President, Operations and Service Delivery for Specialists On Call, Inc. and Sandra Bowden, RN, Director of Medical Post, Christus St. Michael Health System, Texarkana, TX.




The webinar, entitled “Improving Access and Treatment for Stroke” will showcase the resources and services available to Alabama hospitals in order to improve stroke care in their facilities. SOC’s Dr. Evan Allen will address concerns hospitals may have about using telemedicine to treat stroke patients in his presentation entitled: “The Feasibility and Efficacy of using Telemedicine to treat Stroke.” Additionally, SOC’s Karen Deli will highlight service models that go beyond hub and spokes and patient Sandra Bowden will share her own experience as a stroke patient treated via telemedicine.




To register for this complimentary webinar, please contact Carla English, MHS, MHSA, Director of Quality Improvement Initiatives for the Greater Southeast Affiliate of the American Heart Association at [email protected] or at 205-510-1518.




Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. CT

About Specialists On Call

Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC) is a Joint Commission-accredited organization that is changing emergency medicine. As the leading provider of emergency telemedicine consultations, SOC gives hospitals vital 24/7/365 access to more than 45 board certified, fellowship trained academic specialists, each with a minimum of 10 years’ experience. With operations on both coasts, SOC provides more than 1,000 emergency consultations per month for hospitals nationwide and hospital systems such as Christus Health, HCA, Inc., Adventist, and Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

For more information please visit www.specialistsoncall.com


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