Tuesday, April 12, 2011

CRMC To Offer 24/7 Neurology Services

Specialists On Call, Inc., which describes itself as the nation's leading provider of clinical telemedicine, announced today that it has extended its emergency on-call services to serve Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Under the partnership, Specialists On Call will deliver 24/7 365 days a year access to board certified, fellowship trained neurologists to patients suffering from stroke or any other neurological emergency. Cookeville Regional Medical Center is a 247-bed referral center. By partnering with Specialists On Call, hospital officials say they can add to their clinical strengths and give the community access to around-the-clock emergency neurology coverage.

"We have a long history of serving our community with the best healthcare available," said Dr. Menachem Langer, acting CEO of Cookeville Regional Medical Center. "With teleneurology, we continue that tradition and offer members of our community quick access to the best emergency neurologists any time of day or night."

Specialists On Call provides telestroke services to hospitals in twelve states and has conducted more than 25,000 consultations via  telemedicine since the company's inception.