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CBH holds name the tele-medicine robot contest

HOISINGTON —In the interest of providing cutting-edge healthcare, Clara Barton Hospital is introducing an addition to its Telemedicine program. In partnership with Wesley Medical Center’s WesleyCare Telemedicine Network (WCTN), Clara Barton is offering stroke-neurology services to patients, by way of a TeleStroke “robot.”
The robot allows the medical care providers at Clara Barton to request a stroke-trained neurologist through WCTN in response to a suspected stroke victim. The neurologist is able to see, hear, participate, and provide comprehensive, real-time patient assessment and help develop an individualized treatment plan.
The robot began work on Dec. 16 and Clara Barton is ...

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