Atlanta, GA, August 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Matthews Gwynn, Partner, AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT) delivered a presentation discussing the future of teleneurology in the next decade during the quarterly meeting of the Georgia Stroke Professional Alliance (GSPA) on Wednesday, August 15th.
Dr. Gwynn’s presentation, visible online in its entirety here, was entitled “Beyond tPA: Teleneurology for This Decade.” Dr. Gwynn opened the presentation by discussing the prevalence of stroke, and covered a brief historical outline of the integration of telemedicine technologies in cutting edge neurological care. He then offered case studies demonstrating the value of teleneurology in creating a higher standard of stroke care in the future. Dr. Gwynn illustrated that teleneurology carries added benefits for not only improving care, but also serving to help healthcare providers meet changing standards and tightening budgets.
The audience was comprised of 60 of Georgia’s leading stroke professionals representing health care organizations across the state. The GSPA’s mission is to prevent stroke and optimize stroke care through professional networking and education. ACT is committed to promoting the availability and provision of specialized healthcare services in rural and underserved parts of Georgia through telemedicine technology.
“It is important to share and discuss with practitioners how the latest advancements in technology and technique can improve the prevention and treatment of stroke,” said Gwynn. “Presenting a positive outlook on the future of teleneurology to the GSPA was an outstanding opportunity to share our vision with other individuals who are leaders in our field. Hospitals, healthcare providers, and most important, Georgia citizens at risk for stroke benefit greatly from this exchange of knowledge.”
For more information about Dr. Gwynn and ACT, visit www.acutecaretelemed.com.