To ensure patients at every Hartford HealthCare hospital have 24/7 access to world-class emergency stroke and critical neurology care, we participate in a telehealth network.

An extension of the award-winning Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center services at Hartford Hospital, the telehealth network provides stroke and neurology consultative services using advanced telemedicine technology, within 15 minutes of the initial call.

This collaborative effort ensures patients receive the right care at the right place at the right time.

Our Telehealth Network for stroke includes:

  • Access TeleCare, a partnership that allows us to connect with skilled, experienced neurologists who can provide high-quality specialized care when needed. The Access TeleCare team’s experience in critical stroke care is a significant advantage in determining if a clot-busting drug should be administered or if a patient requires transfer to a higher level of care.
  • Rapid access to consults for patients with conditions such as aneurysms, brain tumors, concussions, epilepsy and those affecting the head and spine.
  • Stroke treatment training.

Learn more about Telemedicine

Role for Telemedicine in Acute Stroke

Feasibility and Reliability of Remote Administration of the NIH Stroke Scale

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A Review of the Evidence for the Use of Telemedicine Within Stroke Systems of Care

A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

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Telemedicine in Emergency Evaluation of Acute Stroke

Interrater Agreement in Remote Video Examination With a Novel Multimedia System

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Windham Hospital Tele-Neurology on Better CT

Windham Hospital, a Hartford HealthCare partner and a participating hospital of the Telehealth Network, has improved the quality of care and satisfaction of their patients by offering advanced stroke care treatment in a timely manner.

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The Ayer Neuroscience Institute

The Ayer Neuroscience Institute works to treat the full range of neurologic conditions. Our mission is more personal - to provide advanced, collaborative services across the state.

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Ayer Neuroscience Institute Stroke Center