Dryden Regional Health Centre
Telestroke Program

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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
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 ; None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On October 23, 2019

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