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Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc
Telestroke Program

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Description
Provincial Telestroke Program offers the following services:
  • Stroke coverage, available Mon-Sun 24 hours via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Use of CritiCall Ontario to contact a neurologist
  • Supports discussions between Emergency Department physicians and a neurologist regarding the treatment of stroke patients, including the administration of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA), an FDA approved drug used to treat strokes
Hours of Operation
Ontario Telemedicine Network: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
Individuals in an emergency or life-threatening situation who require immediate medical attention
Application Process
Required to present a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or other Provincial Health Insurance
Fees
Service - Fees for uninsured Canadians and out-of-country residents
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On May 1, 2020

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