Want to grow your neuroscience program? Keep patients away.

For years, “teleneurology” has evoked thoughts of telestroke, hub-and-spoke networks, and technology for progressive institutions only. However, teleneurology is so much more, and it’s not just for large academic medical centers. More and more providers are looking to telehealth to address gaps and challenges across the neuroscience patient care continuum, from intake and triage to chronic care management. Across all of the service offerings and models we’ve heard about, there’s one surprising theme that keeps popping up: increased capacity. Remote triage effectively prioritizes specialist time A national shortage of neurologists and increasing demand for care makes it difficult for neurologists to choose how they allocate their time. Subspecialists, such as epileptologists, often spend significant time on general neurology cases and many neurologists are concerned about how many patients they see…


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